Militant killed in Shopian gunfight

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Security forces shot dead an unidentified militant of “The Resistance Front” in Jammu and Kashmir Shopian district, police said on Thursday.

The encounter took place at Kathohalan area of Shopian during the cordon and a search operation which was launched during the night.

“One (01) terrorist affiliated with proscribed #terror outfit TRF neutralised. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition recovered, ” Police said in a post on X.

The search operation in the area is going on.

On Wednesday, Director General of Police, J&K R R Swain visited the twin South Kashmir districts of Shopian and Pulwama where he chaired meetings with the senior officers of Army, CRPF and Police officers to take firsthand review of the current security scenario of these districts.

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