Tangdhar Encounter: Three more militants killed, injured soldier succumbs

Srinagar, Sep 24 : Three more militants and a soldier were killed in an encounter at Tangdhar along the LoC in Kupwara district of north Kashmir.

Official sources said that in a fresh gunfight three militants were killed today in the morning while as the injured soldier succumbed to injuries.

Army’s Srinagar based defense spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia in a statement said that three more militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter at Tangdhar, taking the death toll of infiltrators to five so far.

“One gallant soldier also died in the Operation. Search operations still in progress”, he said.

Yesterday, two militants were killed after army’s 20 JAT foiled an infiltration bid near Eagle Post in Tangdhar.

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