April 2007 News

Two Militants Among 3 Killed In J&K Gunbattle

1 April 2007
The Times of India

Jammu: Two top militants were among three persons killed in a gunbattle with army in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, officials said. On a tip off about the presence of militants, troops launched a search operation in Kucchal area of Kishtwar tehsil in Doda district, they said. One jawan, critically injured in the encounter during the operation, died enroute to military hospital in Udhampur where he was being airilifted, they said. In the gunbattle that followed, two top militants were killed, they said, adding the operation was still going on. Troops recovered two AK rifles, five magazines, eight grenades and some explosive material from the encounter site, they added.

 

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