Two militants reportedly killed in Sopore gunfight, searches on to retrieve bodies

Srinagar, Publish Date: Sep 13 2018

Two militants were reportedly killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Teliyan Arampora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday.

An army officer told that two militants were killed in the operation at Taliyan Mohalla area of Arampora, Sopore.

The searches are on to retrieve the bodies from the site, he said.

Earlier, a joint team of army’s 22RR, SOG and CRPF laid a siege in the area following specific information about the presence of some militants late last night.

SSP Sopore Javid Iqbal earlier said that the gunfight broke out after the hiding militants lobbed a grenade and opened fire on a search party.

“Searches are on to retrieve the bodies of the militants,” he said, according to news agency.