Deadly encounters are continuing in Kashmir.
Two more militants have been killed in a gunfight with a joint team of Police, CRPF and Army in Sugoo Hendhama area of Shopian on Wednesday, taking the militant death toll to five in the ‘ongoing operation’ and 14 in last less than three days in the southern Kashmir district on Wednesday.
“So far five unidentified militants have been killed. The operation is going on,” a police officer told .
Earlier, a joint team of Police, Army’s and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Sugoo Hendhama.
As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter. In the initial gunfight, three militants were killed. After a lull, fresh gunfight resumed, leading to the killing of two more militants, the officer said.
It is worth mentioning here that with the killing in Sugoo village, 14 militants including two commanders of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen have been killed in the southern Kashmir district in last less than 3 days.
Meanwhile, mobile Internet continued to remain suspended in the Shopian district as a precautionary measure.