Gunfight breaks in Sopore village, Internet Suspended, Educational Institutions Closed | KNO

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Gunfight breaks in Sopore village, Internet Suspended, Educational Institutions Closed | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Sopore, May 30 (KNO) : An encounter broke out between government forces and hiding militants on Thursday morning in Sopore village of north Kashmir. Reports reaching to KNO said that a joint team of Army’s 22RR, Special Operation Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police and paramilitary CRPF laid a siege to Banpura, Dangerpora village of Sopore in the early hours. "As the search was intensified, the hiding militants fired some shots towards forces which was retaliated resulting in an encounter in the area," a police official told KNO. Sources said two LeT militants are believed to be trapped in the encounter. Meanwhile, in wake of the encounter, the authorities closed the educational institutions in the area while as internet services were snapped as well. (KNO)