Jammu and Kashmir: 3 security personnel killed in encounter with militants in Kupwara

Srinagar: Three security personnel were killed on Friday in an encounter with militants in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Babagund area of Kupwara following information about presence of militants there, the officials said.

During the searches, the militants opened fire on the security forces, who retaliated. There was lull in firing several times during the day but militants would resume firing as soon as the security forces advanced towards the house where the ultras were hiding, the officials said. Three security force personnel have been killed in the exchange of fire, they said adding the operation was on when reports last came in. Four persons were also injured in clashes between a group of youngsters and security personnel near the encounter site, the officials said.

Article source:


Best Wordpress Plugin development company in India     Best Web development company in India

Related posts

Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie: Review

Times of News

IndiGo flight diverted to Muscat due to medical emergency

Times of News

Asian Games 2018: India’s schedule at Day 10 of the Games; Where to watch Live

Times of News