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5 Militants, Soldier Killed Along LoC In Tanghdar: Army

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SRINAGAR — Three more militants and a soldier were killed Monday in an ongoing ‘anti-infiltration operation’ along the Line of Control (LoC) in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district, taking the total number of militants killed in the operation to five, Army said on Monday.

Two militants were killed in the operation yesterday.

“Three more militants have been killed today as the Army foiled an infiltration attempt along the LoC in Tangdhar sector (in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district),” said an Army spokesman.

He said two militants were killed in the gun battle which began yesterday after alert troops noticed suspicious movement near the LoC.

One soldier has been killed in the operation, the spokesman said, adding the operation is in progress.(With Inputs from Agencies)

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