Srinagar, Oct 2: An unidentified militant has been killed along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tanghdar sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday morning.
A senior police officer told news agency Global News Service (GNS) that a joint team of army’s 20 RR and 6 Gadwal manning the Balthania post along the LoC in Tanghdar sector noticed some suspicious movement of infiltrators on wee hours.
“The group of the infiltrators believed to be 4 to 5 in number entered few meters towards this part and on noticing the movement the army fired which was retaliated, triggering off an encounter”, the officer said.
So far one militant is believed to have been killed in the gunfight, the officer said adding the operation was going on. (GNS)