Fierce gun battles in Jammu and Kashmir, 1 militant killed


The encounter with security forces took place on Friday in Sopore town of Kashmir.  One militant was killed today in the battle between security forces and terrorists.

An anti-Militancy operation was launched by security forces in Bomai area of Sopore in the morning  followed by information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

The fierce gun shots were heard and militants opened fire on the security forces. The militants were trapped inside the house.

Moreover, one militant has been killed in the battle.

The operation is being conducted by the army and the police, officials said.

“As the security forces closed on the house, they came under heavy gunfire from hiding militants.” “There are reports of two militants firing from inside the house,” the official added.