Shopian Encounter: One militant killed in ongoing gunfight

Srinagar, May 28: One militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter at Ganowpora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday.

The encounter had ensued after a team of police and army was fired upon during a cordon-and-search operation launched in the area amid specific information about the presence of the militants.

“One militant has been killed as his body is visible in the ongoing gunfight. However identity of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained,” a police officer said.

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