Shopian, Oct 05: Four local militant were killed in twin overnight gunfights in Drach and Moolu area of Shopian district in southern Kashmir, Police said here on Wednesday.
An official told the Kashmir News Service (KNS), that the gunfights broke out shortly after joint security forces including army, CRPF and SOG of Jammu and kashmir police cordoned off these places following inputs about the presence of militants there.
In the Moolu operation, the official said that one militant was killed during exchange of gunfire while the operation is still going on.
About Drach, he said that three jash-e-Mohammad militants were killed in the gunfight.
Meanwhile ADGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said that militants killed in Drach encounter were involved in killing of SPO and non local labourer. “Killed #milltants Hanan Bin Yaqoob & Jamshed were involved in recent #killing of SPO Javed Dar on 2/10/22 at Pinglana in #Pulwama & an outside labourer from West Bengal on 24/9/22 in Pulwama: ADGP Kashmir.” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.