olice on Thursday late night said that brother of one militant was sent inside the mosque to persuade him to surrender.
“Brother of holed up terrorist & local Imamsahab sent inside mosque to persuade the terrorists to come out & surrender,” tweeted Kashmir Police.
#ShopianEncounterUpdate: Brother of holed up #terrorist & local Imamsahab sent inside mosque to persuade the #terrorists to come out & #surrender. Efforts are on to save the mosque. #Operation going on. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice https://t.co/xLLNjwUYaX
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) April 8, 2021
As per the police, militants are trapped in a mosque in Shopian town of south Kashmir, where a gunfight has been on going since afternoon.