A local militant has been killed in the gunfight at Reban in Sopore outskirts. The gunfight started Saturday morning after 22 RR and Sopore SOG launched cordon and search operation in the village.
SSP Sopore Harmeet Singh Mehta told The Varmul Post, “We launched the search operation during night in the house of Fehmeeda Bano after an Intel about the presence of some militants. The militant inside the house fired on the search party resulting in the gunfight.”
SSP identified the militant as Shahid ahmed Shiekh a resident of Kacxhloo village who was a district commander of Hizbul Mujahedeen.