Two soldiers injured in LoC gunfight


Srinagar:¬†Two soldiers were injured in a gunfight that broke out as they foiled an infiltration bid on the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Saturday, a defence official said.

“A group of militants tried to sneak into this side over the Line of Control (LoC) but were challenged by our alert jawans, triggering a gunfight at Kupaa Gali area of Karnah in Kupwara,” a defence spokesperson told IANS here. The exchange of fire was still continuing at 5.30 p.m.

Two personnel of 21 Rashtriya Rifles were injured and taken to a hospital for treatment, he added.

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