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

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.

Updated: Jun 28, 2010, 23:32 PM IST

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