Baramulla : A militant was killed after a gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Gund Brath area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday morning.
SSP Sopore Javeed Iqbal said that one militant body along with one weapon has been recovered from the encounter site.
The SSP further said that searches at encounter site is still underway.
As per the sources the slain militant has been identified as Adnan Channa resident of Old town Baramulla.
According to the sources, the slain militant had joined LeT outfit in April 2019.
Meanwhile, the partial shutdown is being observed in the old town area of Barmulla after reports of slain militant who is believed to be resident of old town Baramulla spread in the area.
Earlier in wake of gunfight authorities had suspended mobile internet services in Sopore parts, also to prevent any law and order problem Additional Deputy Commissioner Sopore Ashiq Hussain Lily in a statement ordered the closure of Degree College as a precautionary measure. GNS