Two militants killed in J&K’s Sopore encounter

Srinagar, June 21, 2017: Two militants were gunned down in a gunfight with security forces in Sopore district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.

Police said the Rashtriya Rifles, the Special Operations Group of the police and the Central Reserve Police Force surrounded Pazalpora village in Baramulla district on Tuesday evening following intelligence inputs about the presence of the militants.

“As the security forces closed in today, the militants opened fire, triggering an encounter,” a police officer said.

“Two militants have been killed and two weapons recovered from the slain men,” the officer added. “Searches are still going on in the area.”

Wefornews Bureau

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