Shopian Gunfight: One more militant killed, toll 2

Srinagar 

One more militant has been killed in the ongoing gunfight with government forces in Adkhara village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday taking the toll to 2.

Police sources said that two militants have been killed and an army soldier was injured in a gunfight so far while the operation is going on.

They said that the identification of the slain militants is being ascertained.

The gunfight started early morning after a joint team forces launched cordon and search operation in Adkhara area on specific information about the presence of some militants.

As the joint team of forces intensified searches towards suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon government forces triggering an encounter in which two militants were killed so far.

Meanwhile, internet service was suspended across south Kashmir.

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