Shopian encounter: One militant killed, operation underway

Shopian, Mar 09 : A militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter at Khawjapora Reban area in zainapora belt of Shopian district.

A senior police official confirms to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that one militant has been killed while as Operation is underway.

Earlier an official told KNO, that on specific inputs about the presence of militants cordon and search Operation was launched by joint team of forces including Ist RR and shopian police in the area

As forces zeroed towards suspected spot, hiding militants fired upon forces which was retialated trigerring an encounter, he said

Two to three militants are believed to be trapped and operation was under way when this report was filled—