Army-militant encounter breaks out at Kupwara


Kupwara: A group of militants were intercepted by the Indian Army near the Line of Control in the Tagdhar area in Kupwara and a fierce gunbattle has triggered between the Army and the terrorists.

The Indian Army confronted a group of militants who were moving close to the LoC. When they were asked to surrender, the militants opened fire followed by retaliation from the Indian forces engaging them in an encounter.

As the latest reports, the gunbattle between the terrorists and the security forces continue with no reports of casuality on the either side. It is still no clear whether the militants were trying to sneak into the Indian side across the border or not.