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Three terrorists killed in Nowgam, weapons recovered

News Agencies | Updated on: 8 June 2017, 13:25 IST

At least three terrorists were killed on 8 June during an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Nowgam sector.

Weapons were recovered from the terrorists. The search operation is still underway.

In a separate incident in Baramulla district, two Indian Army soldiers were injured.

Indian Army troops moved into the Doba Sardar area of the Baramulla-Uri sector near the Line of Control on receiving intelligence about the movement of five to six militants who had infiltrated from across the border.

When the militants opened fire on the troops, two of the soldiers were injured. They have been identified as Vijay Sharma and Firasat Ali and are presently being treated in hospital.

The remaining militants are suspected to be hiding in a dense forest area near the Line of Control. The army has confirmed the recovery of six bags belonging to the militants. Details of the contents in these bags has not been revealed till now.


First published: 8 June 2017, 13:25 IST