Sopore gunfigth: Slain militants identified, both local
Baramulla: Two militants killed in Sopore gunfight has been identified as Owais Bhat and Tahir Ahmad Dar.
“Owais hails from Gund Brath and Tahir Dar from Sadipora Sopore two AK47 rifles were also recovered from the site,” sources said.
Earlier gunfight broke out between militants and government forces late wednesday evening in the Brath area of Sopore.
Forces had halted the operation during the night but on Thursday morning, sources said, ‘final assault was launched on militants who were firing upon forces by asasult rifles’ leading to killing of two local militants,.