Militant killed, two army men injured as gunfight rages along LoC in Kupwara

Srinagar: An unidentified militant was killed in an ongoing operation near Safawali Gali along Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, Reports said.

They said   that the encounter 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 during pre-dawn hours today.

The firefight continued intermittently till today morning.

According to reports , a body of an unknown militant has been recovered along with an AK rifle during search operation

Two soldiers are also said to have received injuries and have been evacuated to hospital, they said.The operation is still going on in the area.

 

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