Three militants, two soldiers killed in 16-hour long Shopian encounter

Three local Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants and two army men were killed in an overnight encounter in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday. Three others, including a captain, were also injured in the 16-hour-long fierce gun battle.Director General of Police of Jammu & Kashmir SP Vaid, tweeted, “Today morning 3 Terrorists Eliminated at Zainpora Shopian. Well done boys!” Two army men, identified as sepoys Ilayaraja P and Gowai Sumedh Waman, were killed and three others injured in the initial phase of the encounter on Saturday night.Sources said based on a specific input about the presence of
Source: DH