Srinagar, Aug 7: At least two militants were shot dead , while an army major and three soldiers died when foiling an infiltration bid in Gurez sector. of Kashmir region
The encounter between the Army’s patrolling party and the infiltrators took place at Govind Nallah area
Defence sources said The bodies of two militants could be seen from a distance while two more are believed to have been killed. Further reinforcements were rushed to the encounter site.
The deceased have been identified as Major K P Rane, hawaldars Jamie Singh and Vikramjeet and rifleman Mandeep. Initial reports said a group of eight was trying to infiltrate Of them, four ran back to Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir