Three army men, two militants killed along LoC in Rajouri

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

Greater Kashmir quoted an army spokesman as saying  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.

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“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.