Tral Gunfight : 3 militants killed, Injured soldier succumbs



Three militants have been killed in a gunfight with the government forces in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday.

Addional director general of Police, Muneer Khan told that the body of third militant has been recovered taking the toll to three.

The officer said the operation was going on in the area.

An army soldier who was injured critically in a gunfight with militants in the forest area of Gulshanpora Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district succumbed to injuries in army’s command hospital in Udhampur.

Official sources told GNS that the soldier identified as Sepoy Nehminlan Haokip of 42 RR was airlifted to Udhampur where he succumbed to injuries.

A police officer also confirmed to GNS about the death of the soldier.

Earlier, the soldier was injured along two others in a fierce gunfight that saw the killing of two Hizbul Mujahideen militants so far.


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