2 Teens Among 5 Dead After J&K Encounter

2 Teens Among 5 Dead After J&K Encounter

25 June 2010
Times of India


Srinagar: Two teenagers were killed and three others injured when a mob attacked CRPF personnel after an encounter at Sopore in Baramulla on Friday afternoon where two militants were gunned down by the paramilitary force. The incident created tension in the area. Indefinite curfew was clamped in Sopore after the incident. According to police, a posse of CRPF men were returnig after the encounter when a mob at Bagh-e-Islam village attacked them. The mob pelted stones and and set a CRPF vehicle on fire. CRPF men then fired at the mob killing two - Shakeel Ahmad Gania (14) and Firdous Ahmad (17). Three persons were injured. On Friday morning, a team of Army, CRPF and Special Operations Group personnel got a tip-off that militants were hiding in a house at Krankshan in Sopore.


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