Army soldier, Two militants killed in Sopore gunfight


Two militants and an army soldier were killed in a gunfight in Pazalpora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Friday morning.

Two militants were killed in the encounter which broke out today after army’s 22 RR, SOG and CRPF 92 BN launched a cordon-and-search operation in Pazalpora area of Sopore.

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An army soldier, identified as Brijesh Kumar who was injured earlier in the initial gunfire succumbed at the military hospital at 92 base Badamibagh in Srinagar.

An army officer also confirmed the killing of two militants and the soldier in the gunfight.