Two Militant Killed in Gun Battle in Kupwara


Jammu: An unidentified militant was on Monday killed in a gunbattle with security forces during an ongoing operation in Kupwara district of north Kashmir.

An Indian Army jawan was killed on Monday in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Laam sector of Nowshera in Jammu and Kashmir

The militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in the dense forests of Manigah, an army official said.

Security forces are continuing a massive search operation in the forest near the Line of Control (LoC) since November 13 following information about presence of a group of heavily-armed militants.

In another exchange of fire, two army personnel including a Lt Colonel were injured in the district on Sunday.