Government forces during a gunfight in south Kashmir
Government forces during a gunfight in south Kashmir

SOPORE — Two militants of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militant outfit were killed, while a civilian was also injured in an encounter that broke out between security forces and militants in Sopore village in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday, police said.

Kashmir Zone Police, as per the news agency KNO, informed that an encounter broke out in Bomai village of Sopore today evening.

The police said that in the ensuing encounter, two militants were killed, while a search operation was going on in the area.

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Meanwhile, Kashmir Zone Police while quoting ADGP Vijay Kumar informed that two militants belonging to JeM were killed in the operation and their identification was being ascertained.

“The killed 02 #terrorists were affiliated with JeM #terror outfit. Identification is being ascertained. 01 civilian also received injury during the #encounter & he has been shifted to Srinagar hospital where his condition is stated to be stable,” police tweeted.

The injured civilian has been identified as Ali Mohammad Ganai of Bomai and he has suffered a leg injury.

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