Two Militants Killed in Sopore Encounter; Search Operation Still On

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Baramullah: Two militants were killed at a village in Rafiabad area of north Kashmir, Saturday police said.

“Two militants have been killed in the encounter which started early morning,” police spokesman said.

He added that the identification of the killed militants was being ascertained.

An encounter had broken out between security forces and militants in north Kashmir.

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Sources said that on specific information about the presence of militants in Thak-Gund Village of Sopore area, a joint team of army and SOG began a search operation.

They said as the forces were conducting the search operation, the hiding militants opened fire on them triggering an encounter.

Search operation was going on when the reports last came in.