Srinagar: Six separatist guerrillas were killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district Wednesday. A soldier too died in the gun battle which was still on around 1 p.m.
"Six militants have been killed in the infiltration bid at Nowgam," a senior army officer told IANS.
The officer said a soldier also died during firing exchanges and four were injured.
"Till last reports came in, the operation was still on," he added.
The army foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control in same area Tuesday when people voted in the second phase of assembly polls in Kupwara. Three militants were killed in this operation Tuesday.