Sopore Encounter: One militant killed in ongoing operation

Sopore Encounter: One militant killed in ongoing operation


Suhail Khan

Sopore, May 30 : One militant has been killed in an ongoing gunfight with government forces in Sopore village of Baramulla district in north Kashmir on Thursday.

A senior police officer told GNS that one militant has been killed during the ongoing operation.

As per the sources two LeT militants are believed to be under trap.

Earlier, reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of army’s 22 RR, CRPF and SOG cordoned off the Bunpora Mohalla of Dangerpora Sopore area this morning.

After several hours long siege, the joint team intensified the searches and fired some gunshots towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened fire leading to an encounter, they said.

Meanwhile, authorities suspended internet services in Sopore town as a precautionary measure in wake of the operation.

In order to prevent any law and order problem, Additional Deputy Commissioner Sopore Ashiq Hussain Lily in a statement issued to GNS ordered closure of all colleges, Higher secondary in Sopore and all higher secondaries in Zaingeer belt. (GNS)

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