Unidentified militant killed in military operation in Shopian, says police

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Shopian: An unidentified militant has been killed in a military operation in Rawalpora area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday.

Officials said that an unidentified militant has been killed so far while the operation is going on in the area.

Earlier, on Saturday evening, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 34 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint team of armed forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, ensuing the operation.

He said that due to darkness operation was suspended on Saturday evening and resumed on Sunday morning.

Meanwhile, as a precautionary measure, internet services have been snapped in Shopian district.


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