Five militants were killed in a fierce encounter which ensued late on Friday night during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in south Kashmir district of Shopian, Director General of Police (DGP) Dr S P Vaid said on Saturday.
In a tweet he said, "Four more bodies of terrorists visible at encounter site kiloora Shopian taking the total to 5 terrorists killed. Good Job boys , good for peace."
Meanwhile, protests erupted in the nearby villages as people, mostly youth, hit the streets trying to disrupt the operation. UNI