Shopian encounter: One militant killed, operation underway – The Kashmir News
SRINAGAR// An unidentified militant was killed in an ongoing encounter between security forces and militants in Haf Shermal area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.
Kashmir Zone Police said in a tweet: ‘One militant killed in Shopian encounter while operation still going on.
Earlier, sources said that a joint party of the police and the army cordoned off Shopian’s Half Sher Mall area and started a search operation on Monday morning.
He said that as soon as a search operation team reached near the suspected place, the militants hiding there started firing at it, as a result of which a clash broke out between the parties.