Machil encounter: 3 BSF jawans lose their lives in shootout against terrorists

| Monday, August 8, 2016 - 16:51
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New Delhi: An encounter with terrorists in Machil sector of Kupwara district in Kashmir Valley resulted in the death of three Border Security Force (BSF) jawans on Monday.

The encounter also resulted in 5 other security personnel being injured. The injured included 3 BSF troopers and 2 soldiers. 

An operation launched by the BSF in Machil sector following information about the presence of militants led to the killing of one terrorist.

The encounter between the BSF and the terrorists is currently under way in the region.

Situation in Kashmir has deteriorated as the govt imposed curfew in prominent regions across the Valley. Chaos erupted in Kashmir when Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani was ambushed by forces and killed. 


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