Jammu & Kashmir Sep 4: Another Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist gunned down by security forces in Sopore encounter; total 2 killed. Combing op on. Exchange of fire is taking place between security forces and terrorists at Sopore's Shangergund area in Jammu & Kashmir's Baramulla.
A gunfight between the security forces and militants started on Monday during a cordon and search operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district. The security forces receiving information about the presence of militants in Shankar Gund area on the outskirts of Sopore town were preparing to cordon off and search the place when the incident occurred, police said. "As the cordon was tightened, the militants started firing triggering the encounter," a police officer said. The firing is still on.
Earlier in the day it was reported by News24 that encounter ha started between militants and forces at Sopore in North Kashmir, 2 Lashker Militants were trapped
News24Bureau with Agencies