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Jammu and Kashmir: Jawan killed in gunbattle with militants in Kupwara

The gunbattle broke out at Choken Post in Keran sector near the Line of Control at around 7.30 am, officials said.

Reported by: PTI, Srinagar [ Published on: November 22, 2017 14:51 IST ]
Picture for representational purpose.
Picture for representational purpose.

A soldier was killed on Wednesday in an encounter between security forces and militants in Keran sector of Kupwara district in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

The gunbattle broke out at Choken Post in Keran sector near the Line of Control at around 7.30 am, they said, adding a soldier was killed in the exchange of firing between the two sides.

The operation was going on when reports last came in, the officials added.

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