Shopian: Government forces last night raided the houses of about six active militants in South Kashmir’s Shopian district and allegedly ransacked the properties and arrested their close relatives, sources said.
Forces raided the residence of Adil Ahmad Malik and Umar Nazir Malik, two active militants of Malik Gund Shopian, Naveed Ahmad of Nazneenpora, Zubair Ahmad Wani of Turkwangam, Ubaid Ahmad of Babekhider and Yawar Ahmad Itoo of Safanagar Zainapora and ransacked their houses besides, arresting all the male members who were present there at the time of the raid.
They alleged that at all places forces smashed windowpanes of the houses and damaged the properties and other material.
The ransacking on houses of militants has came a day after the house of PDP worker was set ablaze by angry mob at Homehuna Shopian.
PDP worker Mohammad Ramzan was killed by militants on Monday evening and during a scuffle, a local militant identified as Showkat Ahmad Kumar was also killed.