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03 militants killed in Shopian, gunfight underway: Army
jkupdate.com | 28-Mar-2019 08:21 AM
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  • Three militants were killed in a gunfight with the government forces in south Kashmir's Shopian district on Thursday, army said.




SRINAGAR: Three militants were  killed in a gunfight with the security forces in south Kashmir's Shopian district on Thursday, army said.

In a tweet, army said that three militants were killed in Yarwan forest of the district in a gunfight that broke out earlier today. "Weapons also recovered. Operation in progress," said the tweet.
 
A police official said that the soldiers of 23 PARA cordoned off Yarwan, Keller, a forest area on the tail end of district and started a search operation at around 2:30 am.

While the operation was in progess, militants hiding in a hideout opened fire on the security forces, he said. 

The soldiers returned the fire, triggering a gunfight.

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