Another militant killed in Sopore gunfight, toll three

Police said that incriminating materials including arms and ammunition has been recovered from the slain trio's possession.
Another militant killed in Sopore gunfight, toll three
Security forces near the site of an encounter with militants in Kashmir. [Photo for representation only].Mir Wasim/GK File

Srinagar, Aug 24: A third unidentified militant has been killed in an overnight gunfight in Peth Seer area of Sopore in north Kashmir's Baramulla district.

The encounter broke out late Monday night after security forces cordoned the area following a tip off about the presence of militants there.

"#SoporeEncounterUpdate: 01 more unidentified #terrorist killed (Total 03). #Incriminating materials including #arms & ammunition recovered. Operation over. Further details shall follow, " a police spokesman tweeted.

News agency GNS reported that mobile internet services have been snapped in police district Sopore while as train service between Budgam and Barmulla has also been suspended as precautionary measures.

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