Bandipora, Aug 7: Four Army men were martyred and two terrorists were killed following a fierce gun battle at the Gurez valley in North Kashmir.
Sources tell OneIndia that that the gun battle began after the the Army's Rashtriya Rifles spotted 8 terrorists. The forces managed to gun down two terrorists, while four others retreated. Two are still believed to be hiding and the encounter is on.
A Major and three soldiers were however martyred in the incident. They have been identified as Major K P Rane, Havaldars Jamie Singh, Vikramjeet and rifleman Mandeep.
The four Army personnel who lost their lives in Gurez Sector of J&K earlier today.— ANI (@ANI) August 7, 2018
1. Major Kaustubh Prakash Kumar Rane
2. Rifleman Mandeep Singh Rawat
3. Rifleman Hameer Singh
4. Gunner Vikram Jeet Singh pic.twitter.com/rqo83R8kvu