SRINAGAR — A fresh gunfight between militants and a joint team of police, army and CRPF has started in Feeripora area of Shopian, hours after the culmination of an overnight gunfight in the south Kashmir district’s Tulran area in which three militants were killed.
“Police & Security Forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” a police spokesman said in a tweet.
The cordon and searches in the area were launched late Monday evening, sources said.
Earlier, police said, three militants were killed in the overnight gunfight with a joint team of police, army and CRPF at Tulran area of the district.
The Inspector General of Police for Kashmir range, Vijay Kumar, said that out of the three militants killed, one has been identified as Mukhtar Shah, a resident of Ganderbal, who had shifted to Shopian after the killing one street hawker Virendra Paswan of Bihar last week.