Kashmir

Shopian gunfight over, five militants killed

DGP lauds forces

Shopian: Five militants have been killed in Badigam village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district and the gunfight that erupted early Sunday morning has come to an end.

Confirming the killing of five militants in the encounter the Director General of Police Dr S P Vaid took to micro blogging social networking website twitter and said “Encounter concluded at Badigam Zainpora Shopian, 5 bodies of terrorists recovered. Well done boys – Army/ CRPF/J&K Police.”

Interestingly one of the five militants trapped in the encounter and now killed was an assistant professor of the sociology department of Kashmir University.

Among the five militants killed is also the top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen Saddam Padroo. (KNS)

To Top