Unidentified militant killed in Shopian

An unidentified militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter at Chermarg Zainapora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday.

Official sources told that one militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter, however, the identity of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained.

Earlier, reports reached that a joint team of Police and Army launched a cordon and search operation in Chermarg, Zainapora.

As the joint forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.