Sopore Encounter: Fierce gun battle is underway between security forces and terrorists in in Bomai area of Spore in Jammu and Kashmir. One militant among two has been killed. The militants are allegedly trapped inside a house. The operation is being conducted by the Army and the police. “Security forces on information about the presence of militants, surrounded a house in Chana mohalla locality this morning,” a senior police said. “As the security forces closed on the house, they came under heavy gunfire from hiding militants.” “There are reports of two militants firing from inside the house,” the official added.
1.00 pm: Operation terminated, two terrorists were killed in the encounter
11.50 am: An official said the operation is yet in progress
10.30 am: A militant was killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
10.00 am: Militants opened fire on the advancing security forces, who retaliated
9.30 am: Security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in Bomai area of Sopore this morning following information about presence of militants in the area.