Shopian gunfight: One militant killed, operation underway



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Representative Picture. Photograph by Bhat Burhan for The Kashmir Walla

Srinagar: A militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter at Khawjapora Reban area in zainapora belt of Shopian district.

A senior police official confirms that one militant has been killed while as Operation is underway.

Earlier an official told, that on specific inputs about the presence of militants cordon and search Operation was launched by joint team of forces including Ist RR and Shopian police in the area.

As forces zeroed towards suspected spot, hiding militants fired upon forces which was retialated  trigerring an encounter, he said

Two to three militants are believed to be trapped and operation was under way when this report was filled. (KNO)

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