Militant Dies in Shopian Gunfight




A suspected militant was killed in late night encounter in Pahlipora area of Shopian district in Sout Kashmir.

Reports reaching here Tuesday morning said that a few more militants are believed to be hiding as the operation was still on.

They said that encounter ensued Monday night on specific information about presence of militants in the area.

The exchange of fire started around midnight in which one militant was killed and a weapon was recovered.

The operation was still on, the spokesperson said.

A Hindustan Times Report said that another militant was killed in Zunarishi area of Kupwara district.

It added that a bid by a group of suspected militants tried to infiltrate into this side of Kashmir which was foiled.


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