3 Pakistani Militants Killed In Nowgam Sector, Claims Indian Army

3 Pakistani Militants Killed In Nowgam Sector, Claims Indian Army

2 June 2013
Kashmir Watch


Handwara: Indian Army Sunday claimed that it shot dead three Pakistani militants in North Kashmir’s Nowgam Sector of Handwara on Saturday evening. Giving details, Commander 19 Infantry Brigade, Brigadier Sanjeev Langeh told CNS that intruders had last week resorted to indiscriminate firing on our troops in which three of our jawans including an Officer had got injured. “Soon after this incident we had started a combing operation in the dense forests of Nowgam Sector,” he said adding that during Saturday evening, militants suddenly fired upon searching party and three militants were killed after the Army retaliated immediately. Brigadier Sanjeev Langeh said that all the deceased militants are from Karachi Pakistan. “We have checked their identity cards and they have been identified as Mohammad Osman Khan card number (3740521061505), Mohammad Bin Hassan and Mohammad Shahwar all residents of Karachi Pakistan,” he told CNS. He said besides three AK-47 rifles, one mobile phone, medicines and food items, one map of Nowgam sector forests, two Radio Sets and three pouches were recovered from the deceased militants. The bodies of the militants were handed over to Qalamabad Police Station.