Six militants were killed during an ongoing encounter with security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir early Sunday. The gunfight was reported from Kapran Batagund area of the district. The security forces have recovered bodies of four extremists, while search for other two is on. Arms and ammunition have been recovered from the spot.
One of the militant has been identified as Omar Majeed Ganai, a known Lashkar operative who had posted his picture from Srinagar’s Lal Chowk on social media a couple of days ago.
Mobile internet services have been suspended in south Kashmir’s Shopian district