Shopian encounter: Parents brought-in to persuade son give-up arms

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Srinagar: To persuade  14-year-old militant, believed to be holed up inside a militants hideout in an orchard in Shopian’s Hadipora area, the Jammu Kashmir Police and security forces have brought his family to the encounter site.One militant has so far been killed in the encounter which followed militants opening fire on the joint party of police and security forces who were conducting searches in the area. The searches were launched on the basis of specific information about the presence of militants inside the orchard.