Militant killed in Shopian gunfight: police

The encounter started in the early hours today shortly after security forces cordoned off the area following a tip off about the presence of militants there.
Militant killed in Shopian gunfight: police
Security forces on standby at an encounter site. [Photo for representational purpose only].Mubashir Khan/GK File

Srinagar Dec 8: An unidentified militant was killed in an ongoing gunfight with security forces in Check Cholan area of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday.

"ShopianEncounterUpdate: 01 unidentified #terrorist killed. #Operation going on. Further details shall follow, " a police spokesman said.

The encounter started in the early hours today shortly after security forces cordoned off the area following a tip off about the presence of militants there.

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