SRINAGAR: Four militants were killed in a fierce encounter that began along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Nowgam sector in north Kashmir yesterday in which three soldiersalso lost their lives.
The gun battle had ensued when the army had foiled an infiltration bid by the militants.
“Two more militants were killed today while another soldier also lost his life,” an army official said.
Overall, the number of militants killed in the encounter had risen to four, while three soldiers also were killed, he said.
“The sanitisation operation is going on along the LoC,” the official said, adding that four weapons and other war-like stores had been recovered from the encounter site.__KT News