Kashmir Indepth

Sopore shuts over local militants killing

Sopore: Protests erupted in Sopore area of Baramull district after two local militants were killed in an overnight gunfight with government forces in Brath Gund area here. 

Protesting youth took to streets and hurled stones on the forces who were withdrawing from the Brath Gund area.

Government forces retaliated with firing tear gas shells to disperse protesters. The slain militants were identified as Owais Bhat and Tahir Ahmad Dar. Spontaneous shutdown was observed in Sopore over the killings. Reports said that all shops and other commercial establishments came to halt as the news of militants killing spread. 

Related posts

Enrollment drive/ rally held at Kulgam

Ankit Sharma

Krishi Vigyan Kendra Ramban of SKUAST-JAMMU approved

Kashmir Indepth

Few detained J&K leaders inciting people to violence: Ram Madhav

Kashmir Indepth

KINS condoles death of RK Correspondent Javid Ahmad

Kashmir Indepth

Crime Branch To Probe Major ‘JKPCC Scams’, FIR Registered

Kashmir Indepth

Div Com Kashmir takes spot appraisal of pace of progress on works under SSCL Conducts late night City tour; visits various project sites; directs completion of all projects at an accelerated pace

Zainab Hamdani

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy