Sopore: An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Warpora area of Sopore in Baramulla district.
The operations are underway security forces acted on a tip-off about the presence of militants in the area.
In wake of the encounter, the authorities have suspended internet services in Sopore and its adjoining areas. They have also ordered imposition of restrictions in Sopore. In a tweet, the Sopore police said, “In view of the apprehension of law and order problem, restrictions under section 144 of the CRPC are hereby been imposed on the gathering of more than four persons in the entire sub-division of Sopore with effect from Thursday evening, till further orders by ADC Sopore.”
In view of the apprehension of L & O problem, restrictions under sec 144 CRPC are hereby imposed on the gathering of more than 4 persons in entire Sub-division Sopore with effect from evening 21-02-2019 till further orders.
ADC Sopore @KashmirPolice @JmuKmrPolice @DIGBaramulla
— Sopore Police (@SoporePolice) February 21, 2019
Earlier on Monday, security forces had gunned down the mastermind of the Pulwama terror attack along with two other terrorists of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in a fierce encounter in which a Major and four other security personnel were also killed.