Three army men, two militants killed along LoC in Rajouri

Three army men and two militants were killed in a gunfight near the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani area of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, army said.
Three army men, two militants killed along LoC in Rajouri

Three army men and two militants were killed in a gunfight near the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani area of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, army said.

A spokesman said that Indian army had a fierce encounter with heavily armed militants very close to the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani sector at about 1:45 PM.

"The patrol killed two intruders and recovered warlike stores including two AK-47 rifles," he said. "Immediate reaction from other posts effectively cordoned the area and the search and destroy operation is in progress." 

Three soldiers were killed in the operation, he said, adding that a soldier suffered grave injuries and has been air evacuated to Army Command hospital, Udhampur where his condition is reported to be stable.

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