Sopore, July 17(KNB): An encounter rages between militants and government forces in Gund Brath area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday morning.
As per the reports, a joint team of Army’s 22RR , SOG Sopore launched a cordon and search operation in the area following credible inputs about the presence of militants.
The search operation was going on when the hiding militant fired on the search party, forces retaliated leading to an encounter.
Meanwhile authorities suspended internet services in Sopore town as a precautionary measure while Additional Deputy Commissioner Sopore Ashiq Hussain Lily in a statement ordered closure of Degree College as a precautionary measure to prevent any law and order situation.
The firing was still going on as per the last reports.(KNB)