ISJK militant killed in Shopian encounter

4

A militant affiliated with Islamic State Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) — an Islamic State(IS) inspired group — was killed in an encounter between militants and security forces in Shopian district on Friday.

On the basis of an intelligence input, a cordon and search operation (CASO) was launched on Friday morning at Ram Nagri area of Herpora, J&K Police said.

“During the search operation, the terrorists fired on the search party and it was retaliated, leading to a gunbattle,” police said.
The slain militant was identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Sofi alias Umaa, they said, reports The Indian Express.

Comments are closed.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More