Militant killed in ongoing Sopore gunfight

A militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter at Reban village of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday morning.

Reports said that a joint team of army’s 22 RR and SOG laid a siege at village Reban today in the wee hours following specific inputs about the presence of some militants.

Soon after the joint team intensified the searches and opened some warning shots towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened fire triggering off an encounter.

During the gunfight, a militant has been killed so far.

When reports last came in the operation was going on in the area.

Meanwhile Internet services have been suspended and schools closed in Sopore town “as a precautionary measure”.

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