3 militants, soldier killed in Tangadhar gunfight, toll reaches 6

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Three militants and a soldier were killed Monday in an ongoing gunfight along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, taking the total number of slain militants in the operation to five, Greater Kashmir reported.

Two militants were killed in the operation yesterday.

“Three more militants have been killed today as the Army foiled an infiltration attempt along the LoC in Tangdhar sector (in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district),” an Army spokesman was quoted as saying by Greater Kashmir.

He said two militants were killed in the gun battle which began yesterday after alert troops noticed suspicious movement near the LoC.

One soldier has been killed in the operation, the spokesman said, adding the operation is in progress

 

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