Militant killed in encounter with security forces

A militant was today killed in an encounter with security forces near the Line of Control in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Srinagar: A militant was today killed in an
encounter with security forces near the Line of Control in
Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

The encounter took place at Doorusa Top under Sogam
police station, 130 kms from here, in which the ultra was
killed.

Another gunbattle between militants and security forces
took place this morning near LoC at Danna-Behak in Nowgam
sector under Handwara police station, 80 kms from here, they
said.

Five infiltrators and three army jawans were killed in
Nowgam sector on June 28 when the army foiled an infiltration
bid from across the border, police said.

PTI