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Encounter underway between terrorists, security forces in Shopian

ANI | Updated: Feb 27, 2019 09:31 IST

Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Feb 27 (ANI): An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Memander area of Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir in the wee hours of Wednesday.
More details are awaited.
This comes a day after India carried out air strikes at a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) camp in Balakot in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, eliminating a “large number” of terrorists, including top commanders, according to Foreign Secretary VijayGokhale.
The terror camp in a thick forest area atop a hill was led by Ustad Gauri, brother-in-law of JeM chief Masood Azhar, Gokhale said, making a statement before the media, hours after the air strikes using Mirage 2000 were carried out. 
In retaliation, Pakistan reportedly violated ceasefire in a number of places along the LoC. Heavy shelling was also reported in the region. (ANI)

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