Police on Tuesday said a foreign militant involved in the killing of two municipal councilorsand a policeman in Sopore town in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district in March is currently trapped at the site of a gunfight with security forces underway in the area.
The gunfight broke out at Nathipora area of Sopore this afternoon as per police.
A police spokesperson while confirming about the exchange of fire on Twitter, said that the foreign militant involved in the March 29 attack on a group of councilors at Sopore town was trapped in the gunfight.
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While a councilor and the policeman were killed instantly in the attack, a second councilor succumbed to his injuries a day later.