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.
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 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)
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 06:12 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service, Srinagar | ByIndo Asian News Service

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.

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