Srinagar: Four militants were killed and an
army jawan was injured in a gun-battle that broke out between
ultras and security forces in Baramulla district of north
Kashmir today, a defence spokesman said.
Acting on specific information, troops of One Para, 32
Rashtriya Rifles and 40 Rashtriya Rifles launched an operation
in the dense Hamam-Nardagan Forest in Rafiabad, 65 kms from
The gun-battle broke out when the security forces
intercepted the ultras and in the ensuing exchange of fire,
four militants were killed, spokesman Lt Col J S Brar said.
A jawan was also injured in the gun-battle.
Four AK 47 rifles, a UBGL (Under Barral Grenade Launcher)
and other arms and ammunition were recovered during the
operation, which was still going on.