Kashmir: Three militants, one soldier killed in separate encounters

Kashmir Encounter

On Tuesday morning, the Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operation Group of J&K police launched an operation at Khare Mollah locality in Magam village on the basis of inputs about militants in the area.

He further added that three other jawans have suffered bullet injuries in the incident.

Police say at least three suspected militants and an army commando have been killed in two separate gunbattles in disputed Kashmir.

Police spokesman Manoj Pandita told Anadolu Agency that three Lashkar-e-Taiba militants were killed in Magam village in Kupwara district.




The gun battle was ongoing till the filing of this report. "The contact was established and the firefight started", he said.

An army man and a militant were killed and two troopers injured in a gunfight near Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of border district of Kupwara on Wednesday.

Terrorists were asked to surrender but they opened fire on security forces. "Three Pakistani LeT militants were killed, and arms and ammunition recovered".

Meanwhile, shopkeepers lowered their shops while transport disappeared on the road after dozens of youth amid pro freedom slogans hit to roads in Parimpora area of Srinagar city and pelted stones on deployed Forces personnel.

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