Top Al-Badr commander among 04 militants in Shopian encounter

Top Al-Badr commander among 04 militants in Shopian encounter

*Slain militants responsible of abducting and killing of Khonmoh Panch:IGP Kashmir*

*One militant caught alive amid exchange of fire*

Srinagar, August 28 

 Top commander of Al-Badr among four militants were killed on Friday in an encounter in Kiloora area of South Kashmir's Shopian.

Inspector General of Police Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said that four militants of Al-Badr were killed today. 

IGP further said that among the slain militants, district commander Shakoor Parray and Suhail Bhat had abducted and killed Khonmoh Panch.

Meanwhile, one militant was caught alive during exchange of firing.

Earlier, a joint team of Police, Army's 44RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Kiloora.

As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.