3 children injured in shell explosion in Shopian

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Srinagar:  Three children were injured in an explosion near an encounter site in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, officials said here.

A leftover shell exploded at an encounter site at Heff Shirmal in Shopian, injuring three children who were playing nearby, the officials said.

The children have been rushed to a hospital. An encounter took place at Heff Shirmal on Monday in which one local militant was killed and a soldier was injured.

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