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Two Jaish terrorists killed in Sopore encounter, arms and ammunition recovered

As The Forces Were Conducting Searches In The Area, The Hiding Militants Fired Upon Them. The Forces Retaliated, Ensuing A Gunfight, An Official Said.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 03 Aug 2019, 04:30:35 PM
The gunfight broke out after security forces received specific information about the presence of terrorists in Warpora area of Sopore of Baramulla district. (File)

The gunfight broke out after security forces received specific information about the presence of terrorists in Warpora area of Sopore of Baramulla district. (File)

New Delhi:

Two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were neutralised in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore on Saturday evening, said the police, adding that arms and ammunition were also recovered. 

The gunfight broke out after security forces received specific information about the presence of terrorists in Warpora area of Sopore of Baramulla district. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation, a police official said.

He said as the forces were conducting searches in the area, the hiding militants fired upon them. The forces retaliated, ensuing a gunfight, the official said.

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First Published : 03 Aug 2019, 04:30:35 PM