Four Militants Killed, Army Man Injured In Shopian Gunfight

by Sheikh Hilal

SRINAGAR: One more militant was killed in an encounter with the counter-insurgent forces on Monday in Manihal village of Imamsahib in south Kashmir’s Shopian district taking the death toll of militants to four, an official said.

He said that one more militant was killed in the gunfight in Manihal area of Imamsahib.

During the operation, an Army man was injured and he was taken to a hospital, he added.

The bodies were retrieved from the site of the encounter and the identity of slain militants were being ascertained, said an official.

He said arms and ammunition including one AK-47 and two pistols were recovered from the site of the encounter so far.

Earlier, police had said that three militants were killed in the encounter.

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