SRINAGAR:Police on Wednesday said that a foreign militant was killed in the encounter in Bomai area of Sopore town.
“A militant identified as Abu Bakar from Pakistan was killed in the gunfight in Bomai area of Sopore,” said SP Sopore Harmeet Singh Mehta
The slain militant was associated with Lashkar-e-Toiba, he said.
Meanwhile, people have taken to streets in the town and adjacent villages demanding the body of the militant.
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