Militant killed, two army men injured in gunfight near LoC in north Kashmir

The firefight continued intermittently till today morning, the officer said.

GK Web Desk
Srinagar, Publish Date: Jul 16 2018 9:26AM | Updated Date: Jul 16 2018 10:30AM
Militant killed, two army men injured in gunfight near LoC in north KashmirRepresentational pic

An unidentified militant was killed and two army soldiers injured in an ongoing gunfight near Safawali Gali along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Monday.

Quoting an army officer based in north Kashmir, GNS news agency reported that the gunfight broke out near Safawali Gali adjacent to Batpora forests after a joint search party of 10 JAKLI, 57 RR and 41 RR challenged the movement of a group of infiltrators before dawn today.

The firefight continued intermittently till today morning, the officer said.

He said that a body of an unknown militant was recovered along with an AK rifle during searches.

Two soldiers injured were shifted to a hospital, he said.

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