South Kashmir: Shopian gunfight ends; two bodies recovered, police

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Srinagar: The overnight gunfight between government forces and militants in southern Kashmir’s Shopian village has ended on Sunday morning with the recovery of another body.

The gunfight broke out between in Khudpora area of Shopian district late Saturday evening.

Late Saturday night, police said, that one militant body was recovered. “One militant body was recovered along with one AK-47 rifle.” he said, however, adding that the operation continued till Sunday morning and ended with the recovery of second body.”

The police sources said that some arms and ammunition was also recovered from the site of encounter. However, the identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained.