JeM Militant killed In Sopore Gunfight

Iqbal Amin 

Srinagar, April 08 (KNS): A militants was killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday , police said.

According to Kashmir News Service (KNS), after received credible input, a Cordon & Search Operation (CASO) was launched jointly by police and security forces in Gulababad area of Sopore,” said a top police officer.

During the search operation, the hiding militant fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter, he said.

“In the ensuing encounter, a militant was killed and the body was retrieved from the site of encounter.

IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar " identified the militant as Sajad Ahmad Dar of Sadipora, Sopore and was affiliated with proscribed militant outfit JeM. He added the slain militant was involved in several civilian killings and recruitment of youth into militancy". (KNS)

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