Reyaz Rashid

3 militants, solider killed in Tangdhar gunfight

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Baramulla, Sep 24: Three more militants and a soldier were killed Monday in an ongoing anti-infiltration operation along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of north Kashmir, taking the total number of militants killed in the operation to five.

Two militants were killed in the operation yesterday.

Three more militants have been killed today as the Army foiled an infiltration attempt along the LoC in Tangdhar sector (in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district,” an Army spokesman said.

He said two militants were killed in the gun-battle which began yesterday after troops noticed suspicious movement near the LoC.

One soldier has also been killed in the gun-battle, the spokesman said, adding the operation is in progress.

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