Published On: Fri, Oct 26th, 2018

Two terrorists killed, soldier martyred in J&K’s Sopore encounter

Srinagar: A day after six terrorists were gunned down by the security forces in the Kashmir valley, two more terrorists were neutralised on Friday in Sopore area of Baramulla district.

Till reports last came in, the encounter was on

In the ongoing fierce encounter, an Army soldier has also been martyred, said a police official.

He said that the martyred soldier has been identified as Brijesh Kumar, who was injured minutes after the Pazalpora village encounter in the Sopore area started. He later succumbed at the Army Base Hospital in Srinagar, said the police official.

As the encounter in the area was on, the bodies of the two terrorists were yet to be recovered and identified.

The police official said that the martyred soldier had sustained injuries after the security forces comprising the Rashtriya Rifles (RR), Special Operations Group (SOG) of the state police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) laid a cordon around the village and hiding terrorists fired triggering the encounter.

Till reports last came in, the encounter was on.

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