Miltant killed in ongoing Shopian gunfight
● Skinder Gulzar
Srinagar: A militant was killed in an ongoing gunfight with the security forces at Pinjoora village of Shopian district today.
A police official said the militants opened fire on the forces from a residential house during a cordon and search operation in Pinjoora village of the district.
He said that the fire was immediately returned, leading to an encounter in which one militant was killed. His identity was not known immediately, said the official.
The firing was going on when this report was being filed.
Mobile Internet service was snapped in entire south Kashmir soon after the gunfight broke out.