Kashmir

Sopore gunfight: Two LeT militants killed

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Educational institutes closed, mobile services suspended
Srinagar: Two Lashkar-e-Toiba militants have been killed in a brief encounter at Sopore village in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday.
A senior police officer while confirimg the gunfight in the area told GNS that a joint team of army and SOG laid a seige following inputs about the presence of some militants.
The officer said that as the joint team of forces intensified the search operation, the militants hiding in the area opened fire triggering off an encounter.
“During the gunfight Two LeT militants have been killed and their identity are being ascertained”, the officer said.
Inwake of the gunfight,  authorities have decided to shut all educational institutes in twin towns of Sopore and Baramulla.
Meanwhile the phone services have also been snapped, except BSNL.(GNS)

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