SP ops Baramulla, Sub-Inspector injured in Sopore encounter: Police

KL News Network

Srinagar

Police and forces on Saturday killed two militants in an encounter in Sopore area of Baramulla district.

“Information was received that militants were travelling in a vehicle and were planning some action in Sopore area, police and forces immediately swung into action and intercepted them near Amrgarh Sopore. While being challenged militants lobbed a grenade and fired upon police party in which SP operation Baramulla Shafqat Hussain and a Sub Inspector of Police Mohammad Murtaza were injured,” a police statement said.

“In the retaliatory action two militants were killed whose identity is being ascertained.”

Two AK series rifles, one pistol, 4 hand grenades and other arms and ammunition was recovered from the encounter site.

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