Friday, March 4, 2016

Infiltrator killed Near LoC in Keran J&K, Two Army Soldiers Injured: Army

Infiltrator killed near LoC in Keran: Army

Army on Thursday claimed to have killed an infiltrator near Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district.

According to the Army last night at around 11:30 pm, a group of infiltrators tried to sneak into this part of Kashmir near Routa Nar opposite Pakistan Administered Kashmir's Attmuqam area. However, the army's 11 Kumaon challenged the militant group and engaged them in a gunfight.

As the searches were underway in the area, the group of militants from the opposite side of the LoC opened heavy fire on the army resulting in injuries to two soldiers.

The soldiers were immediately airlifted and were shifted to army's 92 base hospital here in Srinagar for treatment where their condition is stated to be stable, he said.

 The injured soldiers have been identified as Sepoy Krishen Kumar and Sepoy Harkes.

When reports last came in, the intermittent firing in the area was still going on.

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