Four slain militants in Shopian gunfight identified

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Srinagar: Four out of five militants killed in gunfight with government forces at Killora village of Shopian have been identified on Saturday, sources said.

The four slain militants include Umar Nazir Malik son of Nazir Ahmad Malik of Malikgund village, Waqar Aslam Sheikh of Malikgund village, Aijaz Ahmad Paul of Lossdenow village and Arshid Ahmad Khan of Ganowpora village.

All the four slain were residents of Shopian district.

Sources said that one militant was yet to be identified.

Earlier five militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces at Killora Shopian, police said.