Srinagar: A militant was killed and two Army
soldiers were injured in an encounter in Kupwara district of
The gun battle broke out between militants and security
forces in Wuder Bala area of Handwara, 95 kms from here, in
the wee hours after Army launched a search operation in the
area, Defence Spokesman Lt Colonel J S Brar said.
"An unidentified militant has been killed," the spokesman
He said two soldiers sustained minor injuries during the
operation, which was still in progress.