Kupwara Gunfight: 3 More Indian Occupational Soldiers Succumb, Toll Mounts To 8

Srinagar- Three more Occupational soldiers, who were injured in a gunfight with Mujahideen in Kupwara woods, have succumbed to their wounds, talking the number of army personnel killed in the operation to eight, official said on Monday.

Five Mujahideen were also Martyred in the gunfight which sporadically continued for several days reaching the peak on Sunday.

Official sources said that while one Indian soldier died on the spot, a number of others were injured in the fierce gunbattle in the woods. Four of the injured personnel including a JCO from elite para force succumbed to injuries on Sunday while three others lost the battle for life at the army’s health facility today,

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