1 Terrorist Killed, Jawan Martyred In Kupwara Encounter


Srinagar: A militant and a soldier were killed in a gun-battle near the LoC in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, army said on Wednesday morning.   The defence spokesperson added the operation was still on.

According to the information received till late Tuesday night, five soldiers were injured in the gun-battle that was raging between a group of militants and the army at the Machil sector of Kupwara.

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Police said the encounter had erupted after army intercepted a group of militants near the Line of Control (LoC) while they were trying to infiltrate from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) through the Machil sector.