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Intense Clashes in Sopore, Handwara Against Militant Killings

September 11

Intense clashes erupted in Handwara and Sopore areas of North Kashmir on Tuesday over the killing of two Local Militants in a gunfight that raged early morning today in Kaloora forests of Handwara in North Kashmir.

Reports reaching The Kashmiriyat said that hundreds of youth took to streets in the North Kashmir areas after the news of the killing of two local Militants spread in the area.

Shouting pro Freedom and Pro Militancy slogans, the youth hurled stones on the troops deployed in the area, who fired tear smoke shells on the protesters.

Pertinently two Militants killed in the gunfight were identified as Liyaqat Ahmed (27) a resident of Harwan area in Sopore and Furqan aged 18, a resident of Langate area of Handwara in Kupwara District.

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