Two insurgents ‘who planned attack’ killed in Kashmir gunfight


Two suspected insurgents were killed in a brief gunfigh with armed forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore on Saturday.

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Sources told Kashmir Dispatch that ‘in a brief shoot two unidentified insurgents were killed in Sopore’.

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The operation was carried by the counter insurgency police force — the special operations group from Baramulla– and Indian army’s 52 Rashtriya Rifles.


Sources said while as the insurgents were killed, an assistant superintendent of police and a sub inspector were wounded.
Highly placed sources told Kashmir Dispatch that ‘on the basis of specific information that militants were planning some attack are traveling in a vehicle in the northern Sopore town.’ are traveling in a vehicle.
The government forces intercepted them near Amrgarh, sources added.
” While being challenged, insurgents lobbed a grenade and fired upon police in which a sub inspector Mohammad Murtaza and SP operation Shafqat Hussain got injured.”
In the retaliatory fire two insurgents were killed whose identity is being ascertained. “Two AK series rifles, a pistol, 4 hand grenades and other arms and ammunition was recovered from their possession.”