Educational institutions to remain closed in north Kashmir’s Sopore on Wednesday

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Srinagar: Authorities on Tuesday evening decided to keep all Educational Institutions closed across Sopore Sub Division tomorrow (Wednesday) “as a precautionary measure”.

“The step has been taken to maintain law and order,” official sources said.

Two militants were killed by government forces in an encounter in Tujar area of north Kashmir’s apple town.


One of the slain militants has been identified as Abdul Majeed Mir @ Sameer S/O Bashir Ahmad Mir R/O Tujar-Sharief Bomai Sopore while the identity of another militant was yet to be ascertained, police said.