Sopore Encounter : No militant Body retrieved yet, search on | KNO

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Sopore Encounter : No militant Body retrieved yet, search on | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, Sept 25 (KNO) : Police today said though the firing has stopped in Sopore after a heavy exchange of firing, but no militant body has been retrieved yet even though 15 houses are yet to be searched.

“The firing has stopped, but we have not recovered any militant body so far. Search is on and we are yet to conduct searches in almost 15 houses,” SSP Sopore Javid Iqbal told (KNO). He said that there has been no exchange of fire on the either side since past two hours.

“Let us finish the search only then we would be able to announce the number of militants killed,” he said., Earlier, media reports suggested that two militants were killed in ongoing Sopore encounter. The army also released a statement saying two militants were killed.