Kashmir News Trust #KNT
A 22-year old youth who had recently joined militant ranks was killed in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday.
A gunfight had raged between militants and joint forces in Heff Shermal area of Shopian.
Police said that a militant has been killed in the gunfight whose identity is being ascertained.
Reports said that a soldier also sustained injuries during the fire-fight who has been evacuated to hospital for treatment.
Local sources said that the slain militant had gone missing on 4 September this month and 8 days later he was killed.
Local sources identified the slain militant as Akir Ahmad, son of Muhammed Akram Pall, a resident of Drawani Imamsahib village of Shopian. (KNT)