Shopian Encounter: Four Hizb militants killed, operation over

Umar Rashid

Srinagar, November 25:(GNS) Four militants were killed in a fierce gunfight which erupted between militants and goverment forces in Batagund area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday in wee hours.

Report’s reaching GNS said four militants were killed after a joint team of army’s 34RR, CRPF and SOG Shopian launched a cordon and search operation in Batagund after having credible input about presence of some militants in the area.

A senior Police official confirmed to GNS that four militants have been killed and operation is over.

However officer said that identity of the slain militants are yet to be ascertained.

As per the sources all slain militants belong to Hizb including a Top commander.(GNS)

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