Armed forces personnel killed in Shopian military operation, says Police

An armed forces personnel deployed near a site of military operation. [FPK File Photo/Zainab]

Shopian: An armed forces personnel who was one among three army personnels injured in the military operation in South Kashmir’s Dragad area of Shopian district, succumbed to his wounds, police official sources said on Wednesday.

Quoting officials, news agency GNS reported that all the three armed forces personnel sustained injuries during the course of the military operation which saw the killing of two militants, one of them Adil Wani who according to police was District Commander Shopian of LeT.

However, he said, one among the injured succumbed to the wounds while two others are undergoing treatment.

Earlier Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that one of the two “militants” killed in gunfight was involved in the killing of a carpenter, Sageer Ahmad of UP, last weekend.

“One of the killed (militants) has been identified as Adil Ahmad Wani, active since 7/2020. He was involved in killing of one poor labourer at Litter Pulwama,” the IGP said.

So far, he said, 15 militants have been killed in two weeks.

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