Four army men including major killed in Gurez, two militants among dead

Salaar Khan

Gurez: Four Army men, two militants  including a Major have been killed in an ongoing gunbattle between government’ forces and militants at LOC near Govind nallah Gurez Sector in Bandipora North Kashmir.

Sources said that the four army men and two unknown militants were  killed after army patrolling party & infiltrating group of militants came face to face.

“No militant bodies retrieved yet,” he said.

Sources identified the killed army personnel as Major KP  Rane,Havaldar Jamie singh, havaldaar Vikramjeet and rifleman Mandeep.

Srinagar based army spokesman said that Infiltration Bid was Foiled in Gurez Sector in which two militants were killed.

“In the operation, one officer and three soldiers martyred. Operation in progress,” he said.

Gunfight was going on when this report was being filed.


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