Militant killed in Shopian, operation underway: Police

Armed forces personnel patrol near military operation site in Kashmir. [FPK Photo/ Zainab]

Shopian: Police on Wednesday claimed that the militant who was arrested in connection with the grenade throwing on non-local labourers was killed after militants fired upon armed forces during ongoing raids in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Another contact has been established between armed forces personnel and militants in Nowgam Shopian, police said.

The Kashmir Police Zone in a tweet said that based on the disclosure of arrested militant and in continuous raids by armed forces, another contact has been established between militants and armed forces personnel in Nowgam Shopian, in which militant namely Imran Bashir Ganaie was killed by the firing of another militant.

Police added that incriminating material, arms, and ammunition has been recovered from the hideout/site of contact. Searches in the area are underway, the police statement added.

On Tuesday, two labourers from UP namely Manish Kumar and Ram Sagar were killed at their rented accommodation in Harmain area of Shopian.


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