Militant killed in Sopore encounter

A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces at Sopore in Baramulla district today, official sources said.    They said that on a tip-off, security forces and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police launched a joint search operation at Bomai in Sopore. However, when the security forces were sealing the area, militants hiding there opened fire which was returned ensuing a fierce encounter.    So far, one militant has been killed, they said, adding that the operation was on as there could be more militants in the area

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