In the ongoing encounter in South Kashmir’s Shopian village a militant and two soldiers have been killed, official sources said.
Earlier, Joint Forces including the soldiers from 1 Rashtriya Rifles had cordoned off Chermarg Zainapora area in southern Shopian district after receiving specific inputs about the presence of militants.
Police in a tweet confirmed the killing of an unidentified militant in the initial exchange of fire. Sources said that slain militant is a resident of Kakapora area of Pulwama.
Official sources said that two soldiers identified as Santosh Yadav and Romit of 1 RR have lost their lives in the ongoing encounter. (KDC)