Shopian: A militant has been killed in an ongoing military operation in Rawalpora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday.
Quoting unnamed senior police officer, KNO reported that one unidentified militant has been killed so far while the operation is on in the area.
Earlier, on saturday evening, a joint team of Police, Army’s 34 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) on the specific information about the presence of militants in the area.
The officer said that as the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.
He had said that due to darkness operation was suspended on Saturday evening and resumed on Sunday morning.
Meanwhile, internet services have been snapped in Shopian district. (KNO)