2 militant killed in Sopore gunfight

Sopore: Two militants were killed in a gunfight with joint team of police and army at Nathipora area of north Kashmir’s Sopore on Tuesday, officials said.
The gunfight had ensued after a team of police and army’s 22 Rashtriya Rifles was fired upon during a cordon-and-search operation launched in the area amid specific information about the presence of the terrorists, they said.
“Two militants have been killed,” Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar said. Earlier, a top police official said that a foreign militant, Hamas alias Asrar alias Saria was trapped at the site. He said the militant was “involved in killing of two councilors and a policeman.”

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