Militant killed in Jammu and Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 14 (IANS) A militant was killed and two soldiers were injured in a gunfight in forest area of Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

A militant was killed and two army soldiers were injured late Friday in an encounter between the militants and troops of counter insurgency Rashtriya Rifles (RR) in Payerpathi Wanigah forests near the line of control (LoC) in Kupwara district, police said.

“Troops of 41 RR surrounded the forest area following information about a group of militants hiding there,” a senior police official told IANS.

“The security forces were fired upon triggering an encounter in which the militant was killed.

The police said the injured soldiers were airlifted to army’s base hospital in Srinagar city.

“The operation against the militants was put on hold due to bad light last evening. It has been resumed now,” the police official said.

 

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