Encounter in Naugam, Kashmir: Security forces gun down 2 terrorists, 2 soldiers martyred

| Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 16:01
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Naugam, Kupwara, Line of Control, Border Security Forces, Kashmir encounter,

New Delhi: Security forces in Naugam sector of Kupwara district in Kashmir foiled an infiltration bid on Saturday where two terrorists were gunned down along the Line of Control.

However, in the cross-fire, two soldiers also lost their lives.

Upon information about suspicious movement along the LoC in Naugam sector, the Border Security Forces had conducted a raid in the night following which the terrorists fired shots at the personnel.

An officer reporting on the incident said that two soldiers were killed in the attack and one was injured. "Two AK rifles, one UBGL and other war-like stores were recovered from the scene of the gunbattle," said the officer.

On July 26, four terrorists were killed and one, Saifullah, was caught alive by personnel.

(Further details awaited...) 

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