6 Indian Army soldiers killed, wounded in occupied Kashmir

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6 Indian Army soldiers killed, wounded in occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR- Three Indian army jawans were killed while three army personnel also sustained injures in the occupied Kashmir today.

While one militant was killed and another surrendered before forces in Anantnag district, seven militants were killed in a gunbattle in Shopian district. A third encounter in Kachdoora area of Shopian is going on.

The militant who was killed at Dialgam, seven kilometres from Anantnag town, has been identified as Rouf Bashir Shiekh. He had joined militancy last month itself. His accomplice Amir, though, managed to escape and efforts are on to nab him.

Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police (DGP) S P Vaid confirmed the killing of eight militants. “One militant killed in Dialgam Anantnag after efforts of his family/ J&K Police failed to surrender, one caught alive. In Draggad Shopian 7 (seven) bodies of militants recovered, he said in a tweet.

New Delhi