One killed as army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir

Srinagar: A junior commissioned officer (JCO) was killed and a soldier was injured when army soldiers foiled an infiltration bid in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district early today, an official said.

A gunfight erupted between a group of four-five militants and security forces when the soldiers detected the infiltration bid in Machil area, an army spokesperson said.

“The militants opened fire resulting in the death of a JCO and injuries to another trooper,” the spokesperson added. The injured soldier was rushed to hospital for treatment.

“Searches are continuing in the area. We have recovered a huge quantity of ammunition,” he added.

– IANS

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  1. says: RAJAT KUMAR MOHINDRU ..JALANDHAR CITY.PUNJAB

    The Indian Army is the best in the Global . The Army Men sacrificing there life and foil the Infiltration attempt is a great achievement for our Army even though we have lost our Army Men . Indian’s salute the Army Men who have been killed for there Motherland .

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