Three militants killed in Shopian gunfight


Srinagar, June 10: Three militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Sugoo Hendhama area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday.

Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar (IPS) told that three militants were killed in the operation. However, he said, the identity of the slain militants was yet to be ascertained.

Its pertinent to mention that total of 12 militants have been killed all alone in Shopian district since 07th June including two commanders.

Meanwhile Mobile Internet has been suspended in the Shopian district for precautionary measures.

Earlier, according to the reports reaching GNS, a joint team of Police, Army’s 44RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Sugoo Hendhama.

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. (GNS)

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