Day 2: Five militants and soldier killed in Tangdhar gunfight

Kupwara, Sep 24: Army on Monday claimed to have killed three more militants during an infiltration attempt in Tangdhar area of northern Kupwara district.

Army’s Srinagar-based spokesperson, colonel Rajesh Kalia, said that three more militants have been killed in Tangdhar during infiltration along the Line of Control taking the toll to five.

On Sunday two infiltrators were killed when according to army they tried to infiltrate into this part of Kashmir.

The spokesperson added that one army soldier was also killed in the operation.

“The operation is in progress,” he said.

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