Jammu, July 8: Two militants and as many as soldiers were killed while an army personnel was injured in a gunfight near the Line of Control in Suderbani sector of Rajouri, official sources said on Thursday.
They said that there was gunfight between infiltrating militants and army in the Suderbani sector in the district in which two unidentified militant and as many soldiers were killed while one trooper was injured. One of the slain soldiers has been identified as Sepoy Yashwant Reddy of 17 Madras, the official sources said.
While Defence Ministry spokesman based in Jammu could not be contacted for comments despite repeated attempts, army in a tweet said: “Infiltration bid foiled in Sundarbani Sector. Further operations in progress.”
Today’s gunfight comes a day after army said that an unidentified militant was killed in Nowshera sector of Rajouri.
As per sources, two soldiers were also injured in the gunfight in Nowshera. gns