Srinagar Published 12 Jul 2018
The death toll in the ongoing gunfight in Kandi forest of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district to mounted to two with the death of a militant late last evening, reports said.
An army commando was killed and another injured in the gunfight yesterday.
The identity of the slain militant and his group affiliation is being ascertained, he said, adding that the operation is still going on.
On Tuesday, an army commando of 3 PARA namely Sepoy Mukul Meena was killed while another soldier suffered injuries.
He said that the militant group had managed to flee from the area, but the contact was established again on Wednesday.