Two Militants Killed in Shopian Encounter

July 27

Two militants have been killed in ongoing encounter between militants and government forces in Bonbazaar area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday morning.

Official sources told The Kashmiriyat that in initial exchange of firing two militant have been killed also there bodies have been recovered.

However, the identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained.

The searches in the area are still underway, they said.

The Gunfight broke out after a joint team of Army’s 23 Para and SOG Shopian launched a cordon and search operation in Bonbazaar.

A senior police officer said that it was specific information on which cordon and search operation was launched.

As the joint team of forces zeroed the suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon the forces triggering an encounter, the officer said.

Meanwhile Mobile Internet has been suspended in the Shopian district of South Kashmir.