J&K: Soldier martyred, three militants killed in Kashmir gun-fight

SRINAGAR: A soldier and three Pakistani militants were killed on Tuesday in two separate gunfights in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Police said the militants belonging to the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed in a battle with security forces in Magam area.

“The operation against the militants in Magam area has ended but another gunfight started between the security forces and militants in the Gujarpati forested area,” a police officer said.

“As the security forces tightened the cordon around the hiding militants in Gujarpati, the militants fired at them, killing a soldier and injuring two other soldiers… The encounter is still on.”

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