Early on Monday, our Army jawans noticed suspicious activity along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tanghdar Sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. A group of infiltrators entered few meters towards our territory after which Army opened fire, that triggered off encounter, in which four militants were killed so far by the time this news bit was written.
The operation was led by a joint team of army’s 20 Rashtriya Rifles and 6-Garhwal Regiment, manning the Balthania post.
Col Rakesh Kalia, Army’s Defence Ministry spokesman stated that Four militants have been killed so far, while combing for more is still going on by Para Commandos.
The local police said that militants bodies have been recovered along with 4 AK rifles.
In this fierce gun battle our army officer, Lieutenant Rahul Sheikh is injured.
One soldier admitted in military hospital at Drugmullah
Two Army Officers were airlifted and admitted to 92-Base Hospital at Badaminagh for treatment.