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Five militants killed in ongoing Shopian encounter: Army

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Srinagar:  Five militants have been killed in ongoing gunfight at Reban area of Shopian district on Sunday.

Srinagar based Defence Spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia confirmed that five militants have been killed in Reban area of Shopian.” Joint operation launched in early hours today on JK Police input. Cordon laid and contact established. Firefight ensued. Five militants killed. Good drills ensured no collateral damage.Operation in progress, “he said.

Meanwhile as a precautionary measure, internet services have been snapped in Shopian and Kulgam districts of southern Kashmir.