Published On: Sun, Mar 4th, 2018

One terrorsits with three OGWs killed in south Kashmir’s Shopian

Srinagar: Four persons including one terrorist and three civilians — who were overground workers (OGWs) of terrorists — were killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the Army in South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Three OGWs/ accomplices in the car who were accompanying the terrorist were also found to be dead

Defence spokesman said in summer capital Srinagar: “A joint Mobile Vehicle Check Post (MVCP) was fired upon by terrorists near Pahnoo village in Shopian district of south Kashmir at 8 pm today (Sunday).

“In retaliatory firing, a terrorist identified as Shahid Ahmad Dar, son of Mushtaq Ahmad Dar, resident of Jamnagri of Shopian, was killed and a weapon found with him.

“Three OGWs/ accomplices in the car who were accompanying the terrorist were also found to be dead,” said the defence spokesman.

Though the search operation was on in the area, the police has reached the spot and started legal formalities, added the official.

While the army confirmed that the three slain persons were OGWs of terrorists, the police are yet to confirm their exact identity.

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