Shopian Encounter: One more body recovered, death toll mounts to 3


One more body was recovered at the encounter site at Dragad Sugan area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday. With the recovery of the fresh body, the death toll mounted to three so far.

News agency GNS quoted a  senior Police officer saying; “one more body was recovered by the joint team of forces at the encounter site.” Identities of the slain trio are being ascertained, he added.

Earlier, the joint team of forces recovered two bodies. The encounter began after a joint team of army’s 44 RR, SOG and CRPF laid a cordon-and-search operation at orchards in Sugan Dragad area.


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