Zainapora gunfight:- one more militant killed, toll reaches 03

Zainapora gunfight:- one more militant killed, toll reaches 03



Shopian, May 31(KNO) : One more militant has been killed in an ongoing operation in orchards of Dragad area of shopian district taking death toll to three.

An official told KNO that a joint team of forces including 44 RR, CRPF and SOG Zainapora launched search operation after having specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

On intensifying search operation towards the suspected spot, hiding militants fired upon forces triggered an encounter, he said.

“After initial exchange of fire two dead bodies were recoverd whose identification is being ascertained,” the official told KNO.

He said fresh firing had started in the orchards resulting in killing one more militant.
Meanwhile clashes erupted in the area between protestors and government forces in the area.

As a precautionary measure mobile internet services have been snapped in the district. (KNO)


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