Militant Killed In Shopian Encounter: Police

SRINAGAR: A militant was killed in an ongoing operation at Kapren area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district, an official said.

An official said that one militant identified as Kamran Bhai @Hanees a resident of Pakistan has been killed in the encounter.

The slain was active in Shopian and Kulgam districts and was affiliated with Jaish-e-Muhammad militant outfit, he said.

He added that the gunfight broke out at Kapren Shopian following a search operation.

Earlier, a police spokesman said a gunfight broke out between militants and forces at Baskuchan area of Shopian.


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