Territorial army soldier killed in Kashmir

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Territorial army soldier killed in KashmirSrinagar:  Separatist guerrillas killed a soldier of the territorial army in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

“Militants today shot at Gowhar Ahmad, a soldier of the 162 battalion of the territorial army in Laram Gunjipora village of Kulgam district,” a police officer said.

He was taken to hospital for treatment, but succumbed to his injuries en route.

A police case has been registered.

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It was not immediately clear whether the soldier had come home on leave or was shot while on duty.

 

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