Militant killed in ongoing encounter

Kupwara, Publish Date: Jul 13 2018 1:14AM | Updated Date: Jul 13 2018 1:14AM
Militant killed in ongoing encounterFile Photo

With the killing of a militant, the death toll in an ongoing gunfight in Sadu Ganga Kandi forest range of Kupwara district mounted to two.

On Wednesday, an army commando identified as Sepoy Mukul Meena of 3 PARA regiment was killed and another injured in the encounter.

The body of the slain militant has been recovered and his identity is yet to be ascertained, said army spokesperson Rajesh Kalia. 

"Militants after killing of Para commando managed to flee from the area but today in the wee hours they were again intercepted with the help of additional reinforcements of army’s 4 PARA commandos," an official said.

The anti-militancy operation was launched on Tuesday afternoon. GKNN


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