Two militants killed in Sopore gunfight: Army

Two militants killed in Sopore gunfight: Army
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Srinagar: Two militants have been killed during a gunfight at Arampora area of Teliyan Mohalla in North Kashmir’s Sopore on Thursday.

“Two bodies of militants have been recovered from the gunfight site,” an army officer who is part of the operation told Kashmir Reader.

Police also confirmed the killing of two militants in Sopore operation. “Two terrorists of JeM killed in the encounter,” police said in a tweet.

However the identity of the slain militants was immediately not known.

Earlier, a gunfight broke out between militants and government forces after a brief shootout in the area.

The area was cordoned off by forces after input about the presence of militants.

Drones were also used during the operation which was underway when reports last came in.

Authorities had suspended internet services in the area and closed all education institutions of apple town and around.