Six militants, 3 Armymen killed in J&K gunbattle
Jammu: Six armed foreign militants were
killed late on Monday and three Armymen lost their lives in a fierce
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
Six foreign militants and three Army jawans were killed
in the gunbattle, which was on when reports last came in from
Meanwhile, security forces have recovered
three anti-personnel mines from a field near the Indo-Pak
border in Samba district of J&K.
Acting on information provided by a farmer, security
forces recovered the three mines from his field near the
International Border in Sadha Chak area, about 47-kms from
here, last night, police said.
The mines were later defused.
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