On Wednesday two militants were killed in an encounter in Kashmir’s Sopore with security forces in Rafiabad of Jammu and Kashmir Baramulla District Said an Army Official. In Pazalpora Village in Sopore township of the district, the militants were holed up inside a house. Earlier, the centre appealed for a peace in Darjeeling but puts the onus on Mamata Banerjee government for possible tripartite talks with  Gorkha protestors demanding an individual state.

Two weapons were seized and a procedure was still in the area said the army official. On Tuesday night following intellect inputs about the occurrence of militants, security forces originated a cordon and search operation. The pursuance operation was motionless for the night but the forces maintained the cordon to pause the militants from escaping.

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On Wednesday Morning he said, the operation resumed and the gunfight began after the trapped militants opened the fire on the forces.

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The pursuance operation was motionless for the night but the forces maintained the cordon to pause the militants from escaping.

The combing process is still underway to find more militants who could be hiding in the area have reportedly said the Security Forces. According to the report, the internet connections has been stopped in the Sopore Rafiabad of Jammu and Kashmir Baramulla District and that area have been cordoned off by the army.

On Tuesday night the army received information about militant hiding in a house in Rafiabad area of Pazalpora village. The encounter began but the research was stopped for the night but the area remained cordoned off so as to ensure that the militant did not escape. There are no reports of any injuries to the security personnel.

Official sources stated that a joint team of 22 Rashtriya Rifles, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and SOG laid a siege at Pazalpore Village. Internet service has been stopped in Sopore. On Tuesday earlier, attacked a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp in Tral town in Pulwama District. Yet there are no reports of casualties till now and the area of cordoned off. The police official said during the research the two militant opened the fire on the forces triggering the gunbattle.

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