Militant killed in Nowgam Sector

Kupwara: A militant was killed in north Kashmir’s Nawgam sector, as army foiled another infiltration bid, Defence sources claimed on Monday.

“There was an exchange of fire between alert troops and infiltrating militants. During the gun fight one militant was killed,” the official said and added that search operation is going on in the area from past many days.

Sources added that one AK-47 rifle was recovered from the encounter site.

Pertinently, 7 militants and three soldiers have been killed from past many days in Nowgam Sector of Kupwara district.

 

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