militant has been killed in an ongoing gunfight in Hatipora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday.
Official sources said that one militant has been killed in the gunfight so far. Adding that a 14 year-old militant is believed to be trapped inside the house.
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As per the reports, the family of a 14 year-old militant who is believed to be trapped has been brought to the gunfight site to persuade him to surrender.
Earlier, an official said that a joint team of government forces including Police and army’s 34 RR launched a search operation in Hadipora amid specific information about the presence of the militants.
As the joint team approached the suspected spot inside orchards, the hiding militants fired upon them which was retaliated, triggering off the gunfight.
(With inputs from agencies)