Jammu & Kashmir

Militant killed in ongoing military Op in Shopian, says police

Armed forces stationed at military operation site in Chotigam village of Shopian on January 5, 2024. [FPK Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Shopian: An unidentified militant has been killed in an ongoing military operation at Chotigam area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday, an official said.

A top police officer while confirming to Global News Service that one militant has been killed, whose identity is yet to be ascertained. Meanwhile searches are underway in the area.

Earlier, as per officials, a joint team of Jammu and Kashmir police and personnel of Indian Army launched a cordon and search operation in the area.

As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired on the joint team, triggering the operation.


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