Over a Dozen villages under siege in Shopian
Following spurt in Insurgent activities, bank robberies and militant activities in South Kashmir, government forces launched a major crackdown in Shopian district and laid siege to over a dozen villages.
ARMY’S 62 RR , 55 RR and 44 RR alongwith police launched area domination today morning in a bid to neutralise Insurgents suspected to be hiding in Sugan, Turkawangan and adjoining villages of Shopian .
There were minor stone pelting incidents in Sugan and Turkuwangan villages and Police retaliated by teargas shelling, ensuing clashes between two sides for some time.
The area domination in these villages by the Army is continuing.
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