Inside Kashmir

Shopia Encounter: Four militants killed, operation over

Srinagar: Four 4 militants have been killed in encounter which broke out between militants and goverment forces at Melhora village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday.

IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar IPS told to media that Four militants have been killed in ongoing encounter.

As per the sources All four militants killed in the encounter are believed to be from Ansar Gazwatul Hind.

According to official sources Four bodies of Millitants have been found at encounter site and their identification is yet to ascertained.

Earlier Reports reaching, officials said that a joint team of army’s 55 RR, Police Shopian and CRPF laid a siege at Melhora village late Tuesday evening.

A police officer said that the operation was launched following inputs about the presence of some militants.

He said that the exchange of fire took place in the area soon after the joint team fired some warning shots towards the suspected spot.

The militants tried to break the cordon amid the exchange of fire, however, the joint team engage the militants in the gunfight and killed 4 Millitants.

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