KV Network

Militant killed, 2 security personnel injured in Shopian encounter

Militant killed, 2 security personnel injured in Shopian encounter
Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size Text Size Print This Page

Srinagar, Dec 26 (PTI) An unidentified militant was killed while two soldiers were injured during an encounter between between security forces and ultras in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Friday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Kanigam area of Shopian in south Kashmir following information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

He said as the forces were conducting the searches, the militants fired upon them.

The forces retaliated, resulting in an encounter, the official said.

In the exchange of firing, a militant was killed, the official said. He said the identity and group affiliation of the slain militant was being ascertained.

Two soldiers were injured in the gunfight and were taken to a medical facility, the official added.


KV Network

Kashmir Vision cover all daily updates for the newspaper

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *