Jammu & Kashmir: 3 militants killed in Shopian encounter

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Srinagar, Oct 9: Security forces on Monday gunned-own three Hizbul Mujahideen militants in an encounter in in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.

However, the gunfight is underway as more militants are holed-up in a house.

Security forces cordon off  Shopian’s Gatipora village in the afternoon after receiving information about a group of militants hiding there.

“When the security forces closed on the house in which the militants were hiding, the militants opened fire at them, triggering a gunfight.

“One militant has been killed in this ongoing operation so far. Initial reports said two to three militants were hiding in the house,” a police official stated.

Wefornews Bureau 

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