Sopore encounter: Third militant identified

Srinagar

The third slain LeT militant killed in Sopore encounter has been identified as Danish Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Hassan Dar, a resident of Batpora Sopore, police said.

Three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed in an encounter with forces in Amargrah area of Sopore Saturday morning.

The other two slain were identified as Javed Ahmad Dar, a resident of Khanpora Sopore and Abid Hamid Mir, a resident of Hajin Bandipora.

“Acting on a specific information about the presence of militants in Jamia Mohalla, Amargarh locality of Tarzoo in Sopore, Police along with 52 RR, 92, 177, 179 BN CRPF cordoned off the area and launched the operation which ended on the killing of three militants,” police said.

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