South Kashmir: Militants slain in Shopian gunfight identified

South Kashmir: Militants slain in Shopian gunfight identified
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Srinagar: The four militants killed in Shopian gunfight in southern Kashmir on Tuesday morning have been identified.

Sources said that the slain militants were active with Hizb-ul-Mujahideen and have been identified as Basarat Ah Neegro, son of Ab Rashid Negroo, a resident of Chotigam; Mehraj ud Din, son of Ab Ahad Najar, a resident of Drawani; Abid Nazir Chopan, son of Nazir Ah Chopan, a resident of Padderpora and Anam ul haq, son of Mubarak Hussain, a resident of Motiju in south Kahsmir.

The slain were killed in a gunfight with government forces in the wee hours on Tuesday. A para-commando was also killed in the gunfight while three others were injured.