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An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in the early hours of Tuesday in Kundalan area of Shopian district in South Kashmir.

34RR Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) are present on the spot.

Latest reports suggest that around 5-6 terrorists are holed up in a house in Kudankulan area. The security personnel have begun evacuating civilians from the site of the gun battle.

The encounter comes just a day after terrorists hurled a grenade at a CRPF camp in Tral’s Batagund village in Kashmir’s Pulwana district.

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The grenade exploded far from the target. No casualties were reported.

On Monday, a similar incident took place in the Pulwana district in which terrorists hurled a grenade at a joint camp of CRPF, following which the area was cordoned off.

The state has witnessed a spurt in terror attacks in the last few days.

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Encounter underway in J&K's Shopian, 6 terrorists holed up in a house; army evacuates civilians

#SpeakUp || Encounter underway in J&K's Shopian, 6 terrorists holed up in a house; army evacuates civiliansAn encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists in the early hours of Tuesday in Kundalan area of Shopian district in South Kashmir.34RR Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) are present on the spot.Latest reports suggest that around 5-6 terrorists are holed up in a house in Kudankulan area. The security personnel have begun evacuating civilians from the site of the gun battle.The encounter comes just a day after terrorists hurled a grenade at a CRPF camp in Tral's Batagund village in Kashmir's Pulwana district.The grenade exploded far from the target. No casualties were reported.On Monday, a similar incident took place in the Pulwana district in which terrorists hurled a grenade at a joint camp of CRPF, following which the area was cordoned off.The state has witnessed spurt in terror attacks in the last few days.The situation has remained tense in the Valley as the separatists observed the ‘anniversary’ of Burhan Wani killing on July 8. Normal life was disrupted in Kashmir when the separatists called for a strike while authorities imposed restrictions in parts of the Valley.Restrictions were imposed in five police station areas of Srinagar, a police official said.Five police stations Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, Safakadal and Maharajgunj were all in the old city areas of the summer capital.Restrictions were also imposed in Pulwama and Tral townships of Pulwama district in south Kashmir as well.The curbs were imposed as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order and to avoid any untoward incident.Wani, a resident of Tral and the poster boy of militancy in Kashmir, was killed in an encounter with security forces in Kokernag area of Anantnag district on July 8, 2016. His killing triggered massive protests and prolonged period of curfews and shutdowns across the valley. As many as 85 persons were killed and thousands others were injured in daily clashes between security forces and protestors for a period of over four months.

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The situation has remained tense in the Valley as the separatists observed the ‘anniversary’ of Burhan Wani killing on July 8.

Normal life was disrupted in Kashmir when the separatists called for a strike while authorities imposed restrictions in parts of the Valley.

Restrictions were imposed in five police station areas of Srinagar, a police official said.

Five police stations Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, Safakadal and Maharajgunj were all in the old city areas of the summer capital.

Restrictions were also imposed in Pulwama and Tral townships of Pulwama district in south Kashmir as well.

The curbs were imposed as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order and to avoid any untoward incident.

Wani, a resident of Tral and the poster boy of militancy in Kashmir, was killed in an encounter with security forces in Kokernag area of Anantnag district on July 8, 2016.

His killing triggered massive protests and prolonged period of curfews and shutdowns across the valley. As many as 85 persons were killed and thousands others were injured in daily clashes between security forces and protestors for a period of over four months.