Shopian Encounter: One Militant Killed, Gunfight Underway

SRINAGAR: 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 told. (GNS)

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