Top Jaish commander Sham Sofi killed in ongoing Tral gunfight: police

Police said the operation is still going on.
Top Jaish commander Sham Sofi killed in ongoing Tral gunfight: police
Security forces leave the site of an encounter with militants in south Kashmir. [Photo used for representational purpose only].Mubashir Khan/GK File

Srinagar Oct 13: A top Jaish militant commander has been killed in an ongoing gunfight between militants and security forces at Tilwani Mohalla locality of Tral in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.

"Top JeM Commander terrorist Sham Sofi killed in Tral Encounter, " a police spokesman quoted IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar as saying.

The encounter broke out this afternoon after security forces cordoned the area following a tip off about the presence of militants there.

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