June 2016 News

Two Militants Killed In Sopore Encounter: Police

17 June 2016
Greater Kashmir

Srinagar: Government forces on Friday killed two unidentified militants in a gunfight that began after a raid on a suspected hideout in Sopore town of north Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said. A police officer said that forces laid a cordon around a residential house in Sopore after a tip off that at least two militants were hiding there. The militants opened fire at the forces which was retaliated, ensuing into a fierce gunfight, the police officer said. Both the militants were shot dead in the gunfight that lasted for several hours, he said.