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Militant killed, 2 Army soldiers injured in J&K

A militant was killed and two Army soldiers were injured in an encounter in Kupwara district of Kashmir today.
By HT Correspondent | PTI, Srinagar
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2011 11:31 AM IST

A militant was killed and two Army soldiers were injured in an encounter in Kupwara district of Kashmir on Friday.

The gun battle broke out between militants and security forces in Wuder Bala area of Handwara, 95 kms from Srinagar, in the wee hours after Army launched a search operation in the area, defence spokesman Lt Colonel JS Brar said.

"An unidentified militant has been killed," the spokesman said.

He said two soldiers sustained minor injuries during the operation, which was still in progress.

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