Gunfight: Two militants killed so far in Shopian

Government forces during a search operation in Kashmir
Government forces during a search operation in Kashmir (Photo Credit: Reshi Irshad)

SRINAGAR — One more militant has been killed in Rawalpora area after fresh firing resumed between militants and security forces at the gunfight site in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday morning.

With the latest killing, two militants have been killed in the gunfight so far.

A senior Police officer said that fresh firing has resumed at the encounter site after a lull of 24 hours. The officer further said that the gunfight has entered into third day.

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As per the sources, top LeT commander for Shopian district is believed to be among the trapped militants.

On Sunday, one local LeT militant namely Jahangir Ahmad was killed in the fierce gunfight at the same spot.

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