Srinagar: Two more militants have been killed taking toll to 5 in an ongoing gunfight with government forces in Reben area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday.
Official sources told GNS that five militants were killed in an ongoing operation. However, he said, the identity of the slain militants was yet to be ascertained.
Earlier, according to the reports reaching GNS, a joint team of Police, Army’s 01RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Reben.
As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.
A senior police officer confirmed to GNS the exchange of fire between the joint team and the militants. (GNS)