Shopian: One militant has been killed in an encounter that rages between Government forces and militants in Imam Sahib area of Shopian on Friday early morning.
An official told KNO that one militant was killed in an encounter so far that raged in Adkhara area of Imam Sahib in Shopian and operation is on.
He added that a joint team of Army’s 34 RR and SoG Shopian launched cordon and search operation in Adkhara Imam Sahib area following credible inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
The official said that soon after the joint team of forces intensified the search towards the suspected spot, militants opened fire which was retaliated leading to an encounter.
In exchange of fire, one militant was killed so far while two more are believed to be trapped.
Meanwhile, in wake of the gunfight, internet services have been snapped in most parts of southern Kashmir(KNO).