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One Militant Killed In Encounter With Security Forces In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian

One militant was killed in an exchange of fire with security forces in Shopian on Friday morning.

One Militant Killed In Encounter With Security Forces In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian
Visual from Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir | ANI/Twitter
One Militant Killed In Encounter With Security Forces In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian
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2019-05-10T13:15:47+05:30

A militant affiliated with Islamic State J&K (ISJK) was killed during a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday morning.

The security forces began a cordon and search operation at Amshipora-Ramnagri village in Shopian, around 60 km south of Srinagar, following information about the presence of militants there.

Police sources identified the militant as Ishfaq Ahmad Sofi, a resident of Sopore area of Baramulla in north Kashmir.

"The hiding militants fired at the security forces triggering an encounter in which one militant was killed," a police spokesman said, adding that arms and ammunition were recovered.

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