Three militants killed in Shopian gunfight: police

The identity of the slain militants was not immediately known.
Three militants 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: Three unidentified militants were killed in a gunfight between militants and security forces at Check Cholan area of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Wednesday.

"ShopianEncounterUpdate: 02 more unidentified #terrorists killed (Total 03). #Search going on. Further details shall follow," a police spokesman said.

The encounter broke out during the early hours this morning shortly after security forces cordoned the area following a tip off about the presence of militants there.

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