Gunfight in Anantnag
Security forces rush towards gunfight site in Anantnag | Photo: Shah Junaid

SHOPIAN — A seven-day-old militant was killed in an encounter in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday morning, officials said.

An official said that a local militant, who was recently recruited by the militant group TRF, was killed in an anti-militancy operation in Shopian.

The officer identified the slain militant as Maysar Ahmad Dar of Veshro. As per the official, the slain had joined the militant group a week ago.

Taking to microblogging site ‘X’, previously Twitter, Kashmir Zone Police wrote; “One terrorist affiliated with proscribed terror outfit TRF neutralised. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition recovered.”

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