Shopian Encounter: 2nd Al-Badr militant also killed in the final assault: Police
Srinagar, Dec 26: The second militant belonging to Al-Badr has also been killed in an overnight encounter in Kanigam Village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district.
A senior police official said that the second militant has been killed in the final assault. However, identity of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained.
Two army soldiers were also injured yesterday as militants tried to break the cordon, however forces again engaged them.
Earlier, reports said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 44 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Kanigam.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.(GNS)