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LOC gunfight claims lives of 3 soldiers, 5 terrorists gunned down

LOC gunfight claims lives of 3 soldiers, 5 terrorists gunned down

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 April 2020 10:15 AM GMT

Two more soldiers injured in the anti-infiltration operation LOC gunfight along the Line of control (LoC) in J&K’s Keran sector on Sunday have succumbed, defence sources said. Earlier, five terrorists and an Indian Army soldier were killed when the Army intercepted a group of heavily armed infiltrating terrorists in Rungdori Behak area of Keran sector. Defence spokesman, Colonel Rajesh Kalia told IANS two more soldiers injured in this operation have succumbed to critical injuries. He said the operation is still on in the area. The security forces have killed nine terrorists in Kashmir during the last 24 hours. Four terrorists belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen outfit were killed yesterday in an encounter with the security forces in Kulgam district. “Over the past 24 hours, Indian security forces have eliminated nine terrorists in J&K,” a defence source said. Among the nine, four Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists were killed at Batpura area of South Kashmir on Saturday LOC gunfight.

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