Militant killed in Kashmir gunfight

Militant killed in Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) Security forces on Friday gunned down an unidentified militant in a gunfight that began after a raid on a suspected insurgent hideout in north Kashmir Sopore town, police said.

A police officer told IANS here that security forces laid a cordon around a residential house in Sopore after a tip off that at least two militants were hiding there.


The militants opened fire at the forces which was retaliated, ensuing into a fierce gunfight, the police officer said.

One of the militants was killed and the exchange of fire was still on.

“The militant holed up inside the house is firing at the security forces,” the officer said.

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  1. Israelis are the best in dealing with militants and terrorists. It is said that Mossad is one of the best intelligence organizations and the best when it comes to dealing with the Middle East and West Asian matters.

    When one soldier or militant is killed, India should retaliate by hunting and hounding militants and liquidating them without any compassion and ensure five are killed for every soul lost. Does China extend human rights to anyone, especially militants and terrorists?

    If the Jammu & Kashmir Government does not come down heavily on militants and keeps silent, then it is in truck with them and it should be dismissed and the State should be brought under the President’s rule. Separatists should also be put in preventive custody and held incommunicado. How come, they have the guts to come to Delhi and meet Pakistan’s High Commissioner?

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