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Hizb Commander among 8 militants killed in an ongoing shopian encounter. Local youth resorted to stonepelting ,dozens injured.

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In two different encounters in south Kashmir’s shopian district, 8 militants have been killed including HM commander. According to reports ,44 RR and police conducted CASO in Dargund village of shopian ,during which security forces were fired upon which was retaliated by them. Till now 7 bodies of militants are recovered and are identified as Zubair Turray ,Ishfaq Ahmad Malik, Yawar Itoo, Nazim Ahmad Dar, Adil Ahmad Thoker, Ubaid Ahmad Malla and Riyaz Ahmad ThokarĀ . In an another encounter , on a specific tip off , 3,34RR and police cordon off kachdoora village of shopian, here militants are believed to be hiding in the houses of two police officers. And exchange of bullets is going on.
In clashes that erupted between locals and forces on encounter sites,2 civilians are killed, 23 are injured ,3 are in critical condition and are reffered to SMHS. 2 army personnel are also killed .
Meanwhile internet service has been curtailed in south Kashmir, train has also been stopped. Both the encounters were going on till last reports.(CNS)