SP Vaid says Shopian encounter over five killed
State DGP SP Vaid said on Twitter that encounter concluded at Shopian, five bodies of terrorists recovered. There are fears that the fifth body is of assistant professor of university of Kashmir Dr Mohd Shafi. However DGP has said that identity of militants has not been yet ascertained. One critically injured boy of 17 years of age is battling for his life in Srinagar hospital after he was injured in clashes near the encounter site.
The teachers of university of Kashmir are tense and want to know whether the professor has been killed or not. There is lot of tension in his native village of Chanduna in Ganderbal district. Police has not confirmed his death so far. More details are awaited.