Soldier, 3 militants killed in anti-infiltration operations in Kashmir’s Kupwara

Two militants were killed in the operation on Sunday.
A soldier and three militants were killed in a gunbattle on Sunday.(AFP File Photo)
A soldier and three militants were killed in a gunbattle on Sunday.(AFP File Photo)
Updated on Sep 24, 2018 03:17 PM IST
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Srinagar | ByPress Trust of India

Three militants and a soldier were killed Monday in an ongoing anti-infiltration operation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, taking the total number of ultras eliminated in the operation to five.

Two militants were killed in the operation on Sunday.

“Three more terrorists 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 said.

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

“One gallant soldier has been martyred in the operation,” the spokesman said, adding the operation is in progress.

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