Army soldier killed in Kashmir gunfight

An army soldier was killed in a gunfight between guerrillas and security forces in Kashmir, police said Wednesday.

IANS| Last Updated: Aug 06, 2014, 13:12 PM IST

Srinagar: An army soldier was killed in a gunfight between guerrillas and security forces in Kashmir, police said Wednesday.

The incident took place in north Kashmir`s Kupwara district late Tuesday.

"One sepoy of the army was killed in a gunfight which occurred near the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar town late yesterday (Tuesday) night," a police officer said.

Police sources told IANS that a gunfight was on between separatist guerrillas and the security forces in the border town late Tuesday.