Four militants and a army Para Commando have been killed fierce gun battle between militants and state forces in Nadigam area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.
A Senior Police official said that four militants and one army Para Commando have been killed in operation at Nadigam.
The officer said the identity of slain militants is being ascertained.
Earlier, predawn gunfight raged between militants and goverment forces in Nadigam area of Shopian.
Reports said that a joint team of army’s 34RR, 23 PARA and SOG Shopian cordoned off Nadigam after having credible input about presence of some militants in the area.
As the joint team of forces intensified searches towards suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon goverment forces triggering an encounter. (GNS)