Encounter starts in Sopore

JK News Today

Srinagar, September 13:

A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Arampora, Teeliyan area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday morning, according to reports reaching here.
As per reports, joint teams of government forces launched a search and cordon operation in Teeliyan mohalla of Arampora Sopore last night following inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

A top police official in Sopore said a brief exchange of firing took place between the two sides as the government forces were zeroing on the spot where militants were hiding.

The firing was going on intermittently till reports last came in, the official said.

He said that so far there are no reports of any casualties on either side.
In wake of the gunfight, authorities have suspended the mobile internet services and also decided to suspend the class work in all the educational institution.

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