3 militants killed in Shopian gunfight

3 militants killed in Shopian gunfight
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Srinagar, Mar 28: Three militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Yarwan area of Keller in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday.

Reports said Army, police and paramilitary CRPF jointly launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) at Yarwan after receiving inputs about the presence of some militants in the area.

As the forces were laying cordon, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering a gunfight.

In the gunfight, an Army official said, three militants were killed.