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Soldier killed, another injured during gunfight with militants in Kashmir’s Kupwara

Army sources said the commando identified as Sepoy Mukul Meena of 3 Para Regiment was killed and another soldier injured during an ongoing gunfight in Sadu Ganga forest area of Kupwara.

india Updated: Jul 11, 2018 18:12 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service, Srinagar
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An operation was launched in the forest area by the Indian Army on Tuesday following information about a group of militants hiding there. (PTI file photo)

An army commando was killed and another injured on Wednesday in a gunfight between militants and security forces in a forested area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, army officials said.

Army sources said the commando identified as Sepoy Mukul Meena of 3 Para Regiment was killed and another soldier injured during an ongoing gunfight in Sadu Ganga forest area of Kupwara.

They said an operation was launched in the forest area on Tuesday following information about a group of militants hiding there.

First Published: Jul 11, 2018 17:22 IST