Four militants killed in Shopian gunfight, operation on: Police

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Four militants were killed in an ongoing gunfight with the security forces in Reben area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday.

Quoting a top police officer, news agency GNS reported that four militants were killed in the ongoing operation. However, he said, the identity of the slain militants was yet to be ascertained.

Earlier, according to the reports, a joint team of Police, Army’s 01RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Reben.

As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.