Army commando killed in gunfight

An army commando was killed and another injured on Wednesday in a gunfight between hiding militants and government forces in a forested area of Kupwara district, army officials said.

Army sources said commando identified as Sepoy Mukul Meena of 3 Para Regiment was killed and another soldier injured during an ongoing gunfight in Sadu Ganga forest area of Kupwara.

They said that an operation was launched in the forest area on Tuesday following information about a group of militants hiding there. IANS