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6 foreign militants, 3 Armymen killed in LOC gunbattle in J-K

Last Updated: Monday, June 28, 2010 - 23:32

Jammu: Six armed foreign militants were
killed today and three Armymen lost their lives in a fierece
gunbattle that broke out along the Line of Control (LOC) in
Kupwara sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

Acting on a tip off, troops picked up the movement of a
group of infiltrating militants in 104 forward location along
LoC in Kupwara belt and launched an operation, triggering the
encounter, a senior Army official at Udhampur-based Northern
Command said tonight.

Six foreign militants and three Army jawans were killed
in the gunbattle, which was on when reports last came in from
the area.

PTI

First Published: Monday, June 28, 2010 - 23:32
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