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Two militants killed in Sopore encounter, mobile services remain suspended in PD Sopore

Train service suspended Between Budgam- Baramulla

SRINAGAR: Two militants have been killed in an overnight Gunfight in the PethSeer area in North Kashmir’s Sopore of Baramulla district on Tuesday.

The official told that two militants have been killed in an encounter that broke out on Monday, late evening in Pethseer. So far the identity of the slain militant couldn’t be established.

Searches are still underway at the encounter site as there is the possibility of another militant body, they said.

Meanwhile, mobile Internet services have been snapped in Sopore while train service between Budgam to Baramulla has been suspended as precautionary measures.

Yesterday a joint team of Police, Army’s 52RR and 179/ 177 BN of CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Peethseer.

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.(GNS)


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