Kupwara: 5 militants shot dead in Army encounter

| Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 18:48
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Kupwara: 5 militants shot dead in Army encounter

Kupwara: 5 militants shot dead in Army encounter

New Delhi: In a news that has just come in, at least 5 militants have been shot dead in an encounter with Army in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. The encounter has finally come to en end.

Earlier during the day, an army soldier got injured in an ongoing gun-fight that broke out in the Jammu and Kashmir's frontier district of Kupwara between militants and security forces during a search operation.


The injured soldier, a trooper of Rashtriya Rifles, had sustained bullet injuries during an encounter at Check Drugmulla area near Hatmulla.


He was immediately evacuated and was shifted to a nearby military hospital in Drugmulla for treatment.


According to reports, troops of 47 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police had launched a joint search operation at following a tip-off on the presence of militants.


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