Kupwara Encounter: Third ‘Militant’ Killed

KL NEWS NETWORK

SRINAGAR

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Army in this file pic.

Army Saturday claimed to gun down three suspected militants along the Line of Control in Kupwara district.

“Army noticed suspicious movement near the Line of Control in Tootmaar Gali area of Kupwara district during the wee hours,” an army official said. “As soon as the infiltrators crossed to this side of the LoC, they were challenged. In the ensuing gunbattle, three militants were killed.”

It was third such incident in two weeks.

Earlier three soldiers and a militant were killed on May 25 in Tangdhar sector. In the same area earlier this week, four militants and a civilian were killed.

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