Shopian: The joint operation of Army, CRPF and SOG men against the militants hiding in a residence in Heff Shirmal area of Shopian district is still going on.
One militant has been identified as Ashiq Hussain Dar, Son of Ghulam Hassan Dar, resident of Turkawangam Shopian. Aashiq was a post graduate from Kashmir University and had recently joined Hizbul Mujahideen. Reports said that another rebel has been gunned down who is also believed to be a local. Police sources said there is a third ultra holed in and the cross firing is still going on.