Sopore gunfight: Militant killed, operation on

Quoting an official source, news gathering agency GNS reported that a militant was killed in the ongoing gunfight. However the body of the slain militant is yet to be recovered.

GK Web Desk
Srinagar, Publish Date: Feb 22 2019 9:35AM | Updated Date: Feb 22 2019 9:57AM
Sopore gunfight: Militant killed, operation onRepresentational pic

A militant was shot dead by the government forces in an ongoing operation in Warpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Friday, reports said.

Quoting an official source, news gathering agency GNS reported that a militant was killed in the ongoing gunfight. However the body of the slain militant is yet to be recovered.

Locals said that the exchange of gunfire started late last night following an eight-hour-long search operation. They said that two militants were believed to be trapped in the area.

Authorities suspended the mobile Internet service and imposed restrictions under Section 144 CrPc in the area.

“In view of the apprehension of law and order problem, restrictions under sec 144 CRPC are hereby imposed on the gathering of more than 4 persons in entire Sub-division Sopore with effect from evening 21-02- 2019 till further orders," read an order issued by the Additional District Magistrate Sopore.

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