J&K: One soldier, three terrorists killed during Nowgam infiltration bid

DN Bureau

A soldier and three terrorists lost their lives during an encounter in Nowgam sector.

A view of Indian Army holding gun for encounter (File Photo)
A view of Indian Army holding gun for encounter (File Photo)

Nowgam: A soldier and two terrorists lost their lives during an encounter on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowgam sector.

 

The operation to flush out militants is still on.

A view of enconuter 

In a separate incident in Baramulla district, two Indian Army soldiers were injured.

 

Also Read: Army personnel killed, four injured in terrorist attack

 

Indian Army troops moved into the Doba Sardar area of the Baramulla-Uri sector near the Line of Control on receiving intelligence about the movement of five to six militants who had infiltrated from across the border.

A veiw of encounter

When the militants opened fire on the troops, two of the soldiers were injured. They have been identified as Vijay Sharma and Firasat Ali and are presently being treated in hospital.

 

The remaining militants are suspected to be hiding in a dense forest area near the Line of Control. The army has confirmed the recovery of six bags belonging to the militants. Details of the contents in these bags has not been revealed till now. (ANI)

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