Shopian gunfight: Brother of hiding militant despatched inside Masjid to steer them to return out
Efforts on to save lots of Masjid, operation going on: Police
Srinagar, Apr 09 : In the continuing gunfight between forces and militants in South Kashmir’s Shopian district, the brother of one among the many hiding militants has been despatched contained in the Masjid to steer the militants to return out.
Kashmir Zone Police as per the information company—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) in a tweet mentioned that the efforts are on to save lots of the Masjid throughout the ongoing operation in South Kashmir’s Shopian gunfight.
Police additionally mentioned that the operation remains to be going on whereas the brother of one among the many holed up militants has been despatched contained in the Masjid to steer them to return out.
“#ShopianEncounterUpdate: Brother of holed up #terrorist & local Imamsahab sent inside mosque to persuade the #terrorists to come out & #surrender. Efforts are on to save the mosque. #Operation going on. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.
Pertinently, police mentioned that three militants have been killed within the ongoing gunfight whereas a high commander affiliated with AGuH (JeM) has been trapped within the space.
The gunfight broke out after a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) was launched by police and different forces following particular inputs about presence of militants within the space.
The hiding militants throughout CASO fired upon the search social gathering, which was retaliated, thus resulting in the gunfight during which three militants have been killed thus far —(KNO)