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Militant killed in Jammu & Kashmir’s Shopian

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Peerzada Ashiq Srinagar 08 December 2021 10:52 IST
Updated: 08 December 2021 14:52 IST

His affiliation and identification has not been ascertained yet.

One militant was killed on Wednesday in an ongoing anti-militancy operation by security forces in south Kashmir’s Shopian.

“One unidentified terrorist has been killed. The operation is going on,” a police spokesman said.

The police said a group of militants, hiding in Shopian’s Check Cholan, were encircled during a pre-dawn operation by the security forces. The Army, the police and the CRPF are carrying out the operation jointly.

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The forces suspect two to three militants might be hiding in the area.

The affiliation and identification of the slain militant could not be immediately ascertained.

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