Gunfight rages in Sopore village
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Sopore : A gunfight broke out between government forces and militants in Dangerpora village of Sopore belt in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday.
Sources informed the GMK that, a joint team of government forces including Army’s 22RR, SOG Sopore today early morning laid siege in Dangerpora sopore after having credible inputs about presence of some militants in the area.
As the joint team of forces zeroed in the suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon the forces triggering an encounter.
Sources also confirmed to GMK that exchange of firing is on with the hiding militants.
Preliminary reports suggested two or three militants are believed to be trapped. However, there is no official confirmation on the number of militants hiding or their affiliation.
Meanwhile, Authorities have suspended mobile Internet services in sopore town as a precautionary measure in wake of the encounter.