J&K: 2 terrorists killed, 2 security men injured in Sopore encounter

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New Delhi, Aug 3: Two terrorists were killed and two security men injured in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore district on Friday.

Police said that the bodies of two militants were recovered from the site in Behrampora village and that the encounter had now ended.

“A soldier and a policeman were injured in this operation,” a police officer said. “The injured have been shifted to hospital.”

Police said one of the slain militants belonged to Sopore area.

Earlier, fresh firing started at the encounter site when the security forces were carrying out searches to recover the bodies of the terrorists.

The fighting broke out after security forces surrounded Behrampora village in Sopore area following information about the presence of terrorists.

As a precaution, authorities have suspended mobile Internet services in the district. Also, educational institutions in Sopore town have been closed for the day.

This comes after two terrorists were killed on Thursday in an encounter with the security forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. The exchange of fire took place during a Naka checking.


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