1 terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in J&K’s Sopore, 2 more trapped

Authorities have suspended mobile Internet services in Sopore and adjoining areas.

Written by February 22, 2019 09:28

Srinagar: A terrorist was killed on Friday in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore.

According to sources, two more terrorists reportedly belonging to LeT are believed to be trapped in the area. The encounter is underway  in Warpora area of Sopore in Baramulla District.

Gunfight erupted upon receiving a tip-off about the militants, the security forces started a search operation in Warpora village.

Security forces gun down 2 terrorists

“As the cordon around the hiding militants was tightened, they fired at the security forces triggering the ongoing encounter,” the police said.

Authorities have suspended mobile Internet services in Sopore and adjoining areas.

Two militants were gunned down in jammu and kashmir

Restrictions have been imposed in the town to maintain law and order.