Shopian gunfight: Three militants killed, identities being ascertained, says Police

Srinagar: The Shopian gunfight has ended with the killing of three militants, the Jammu and Kashmir police said on Thursday.

A police spokesman said that a cordon and search operation (CASO) was launched in Yawran area of Keller in Shopian district following inputs about the presence of militants.

He said that three militants were killed in the gunfight and their identities and affiliations are being ascertained.

The cops added that incriminating materials, including three AK 47 rifles, were recovered from the site of gunfight site. The police have requested the locals not to venture inside the gunfight zone since such an area can prove dangerous due to stray explosive materials.

“People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosives materials if any,” said the police spokesman.

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