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6 Foreign Militants, 3 Armymen Killed In LOC Gunbattle In JK

Six armed foreign militants were killed and three Armymen lost their lives in a fierece gunbattle that broke out along the Line of Control (LOC) in Kupwara sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday night.

PTI [ Updated: June 29, 2010 9:16 IST ]
6 foreign militants 3 armymen killed in loc gunbattle in jk
6 foreign militants 3 armymen killed in loc gunbattle in jk

Six armed foreign militants were killed and three Armymen lost their lives in a fierece gunbattle that broke out along the Line of Control (LOC) in Kupwara sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday night.

Acting on a tip off, troops picked up the movement of a group of infiltrating militants in 104 forward location along LoC in Kupwara belt and launched an operation, triggering the encounter, a senior Army official at Udhampur-based Northern Command told PTI. 

Six foreign militants and three Army jawans were killed in the gunbattle, which was on when reports last came in from the area. PTI

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