Believed Dead Kashmiri youth stood up and killed, injured 9 Indian soldiers including two officers: Indian media report
JAMMU - A dead Kashmiri youth stood up and killed, injured 9 Indian soldiers including two officers, Indian media has reported.
Two CRPF Inspectors and two officers of the Jammu and Kashmir Police were killed and five other security personnel injured in the gunfight at Babagund Langate area of Handwara in frontier Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.
A civilian was killed as well in the clashes that broke out near the encounter site between the forces and youth, News 18 has reported
Official sources said the CRPF and the Army personnel went to retrieve the militant bodies amid a lull, one of the two militants, believed to be dead stood up and fired indiscriminately.
The encounter broke late last night after the joint team of the Army's 22 RR, 92 Battalion CRPF and SOG launched a cordon-and-search operation at Khanan Babagund in Langate.