Four militants killed in Arwani gunfight, operation on : Police

Srinagar, Publish Date: Oct 25 2018

Four militants were killed in an ongoing operation in Arwani area of Bijbehara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said on Thursday evening.

A police official said so far four militants have been killed and searches are underway at the gunfight site.

One of the slain militants was identified as Sahil Makroo of Arwani.

He said the identity of other three slain militants is yet to be ascertained. “Three weapons have been recovered from the gunfight site,” he said.

Earlier today, a gunfight broke out between militants and the government forces after forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Arwani.

Intense clashes erupted in the area as soon as the news of militant killings spread.

Further details are awaited.