SRINAGAR — A militant has been killed in a gunfight that broke out between militants and government forces in Narwani area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday morning.

Official sources said that one militant has been killed and his body has also been recovered from the orchards. The firing has stopped as off now amid searches.

Police identified the slain militant as Sameer Ahmad Seh of Sugan Shopian and said that he was affiliated with Al-Badr and had recently joined HM.

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“He was wanted by law for his complicity in a series of cases including attack on security establishments and civilian atrocities,” police said.

Earlier reports reaching here said that a joint team of Army’s 44RR and SOG launched a cordon and search operation in Narwan.

As per the sources, two to three militants were believed to be trapped.

Meanwhile, mobile internet has also been suspended in Shopian for precautionary measures.

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