Update: Sopore Encounter Operation terminated, two terrorists were killed in the encounter.
Jammu: One militant has been killed in a fierce gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore area between security forces and terrorists, who are allegedly trapped inside a house.
The operation is being conducted by the Army and the police. “Security forces on information about the presence of militants, surrounded a house in Chana mohalla locality today (Friday) morning,” a senior police said.
“As the security forces closed on the house, they came under heavy gunfire from hiding militants.” “There are reports of two militants firing from inside the house,” the official added.