Srinagar, June 08: Four militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Pinjora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday.
Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar (IPS) told that four militants were killed in the operation, it was clean and swift. However, he said, the identity of the slain militants was yet to be ascertained.
Pertinently just 24 hours before five Hizb militants were killed in Reben area of Shopain district.
Earlier, according to the reports reaching news agency, a joint team of Police, Army’s 44RR 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. (GNS)