Srinagar- Five mujahideen were martyred in a gunfight with Indian occupational forces in Sugoo Hendhama area of Shopian district of south Kashmir on Wednesday, taking the number of mujahideen martyred in the last four days to 14,
A cordon-and-search operation was launched in the Sugoo Hendhama area of Shopian in the morning by Indian occupational forces .
The operation turned into a gunfight after the mujahideen fired upon a search party of the occupational forces,
Two mujahideen were martyred in the initial exchange of fire and the occupational forces martyred three more by the time the last reports came in.
This is the third encounter in Shopian in four days. Nine Hizbul Mujahideen youth, including a commander, were martyred in two gunbattles with the Indian occupational forces on Sunday and Monday.