Anindian occupational army officer and two other soldiers killed. two Muhahideen were Martyerd in the ongoing gunfight along the Line of Control in Machil area of Kupwara district, sources told media on Sunday.
The death toll has so far reached six in the fierce gun battle as 2 mujahid martyred and a BSF trooper killed earlier.
“During search operation,occupational army officer identified as Lt. Aujla and 2 soldier of army were killed and one soldier got seriously injured ,” the sources said. “The searches for 3rd mujahid are under progress,” they added.
The gunfight had ensued early Sunday morning when Indian occupational Forces intercepted a group of mujahideen in Machil area.
Army’s Srinagar based spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia told media while a mujahid was Martyerd in the initial shoot out, further details are awaited. “The details will be shared as officially received,” he said.