Overnight shelling rattles Kupwara as army intensifies search operation

Overnight shelling continued on Monday in Haji Naka area of Kupwara following a brief encounter between army and militants in which a top-ranking officer was grievously injured.
Overnight shelling rattles Kupwara as army intensifies search operation
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Overnight shelling continued on Monday in Haji Naka area of Kupwara following a brief encounter between army and militants in which a top-ranking officer was grievously injured.

Sources told Greater Kashmir that army commandoes are firing shells at a kotha (wooden structure used by tribals during summers) in Beesawali area of Manigah in which they believe a militant has taken cover.

They said that a militant took cover in the structure after injuring Lt Colonel KL Natwar of Territorial Army last evening.

The firing and shelling was going on at the time of filing of this report.

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