Jawan killed, two injured in gunbattle near LoC

Srinagar, Aug 9: An army jawan was killed and two others injured in an overnight gunbattle with militants in Tangdhar sector near Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir.

"One jawan made the supreme sacrifice while two others were injured in the operation against militants in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district," an Army official said here.


The encounter between the security forces and militants broke out yesterday near Ragni post in Taya forests. The operation was going on till last reports came in, the official said.


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