Srinagar:, Publish Date: Apr 27 2018
Army sounded high alert along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district following a brief exchange of fire with the militants late last night.
Reports said searches have been intensified at Jumgung Keran sector after a brief firefight between militants and army last night.
An army official said that the searches were started at 7:45 am and are going on to find out any militant body at the site of gunfight.
Army’s 16 Madras manning the Gharat Post along the LoC in Keran opened fire after detecting some suspicious movement at around 7:55 pm last night in the area.
A senior army officer based in north Kashmir told that the movement of the infiltrators was challenged by the soldiers after they tried to sneak in.