July 2017 News

2 Militants Killed In Gurez Sector: Army

18 July 2017
Kashmir Observer

Srinagar: Indian Army on Tuesday claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Gurez sector of Bandipora district in northern part of Kashmir. Two suspected militants were killed in the operation, while two to three others are believed to be trapped. The encounter is still under way, reports said. Three weapons have also been recovered. An official said that a group of six militants at around 11:30 pm tried to sneak into this side of LoC. 'Army personnel of 13 Sikh regiment noticed the movement. The militants fired at them, which was retaliated, triggering a gunfight,' official said. They said the intermittent firing continued till 6 am in the morning. 'Two bodies of militants have been recovered. Search operation is under way to track the rest of militants,' he said.