1 protester among 3 soldiers, 2 militants killed in J&K attack
Two militants have been killed in the encounter. (Representative image) Photograph: (AFP)
An Indian Army captain and two other soldiers were today killed as terrorists attacked an Army camp in Kashmir's Kupwara district.
Two militants have bee killed by the security forces. Reports said a protester was also killed in the clash with the Army while demanding bodies of terrorists killed during the encounter.
J&K: A protester was killed in Panzgam area of Kupwara in clash with Army while demanding bodies of terrorists killed during encounter— ANI (@ANI_news) April 27, 2017
The encounter took place at Panjgaon at Chowkibal when militants, suspected to be of terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad stormed the battalion camp which is in-charge of road opening duties on the crucial roads in this area, PTI reported.
The Indian Army officer who has been killed in the attack has been identified as Captain Ayush, PTI quoted official sources as saying.
Search op for third terrorist on.Identity of terrorists being ascertained; material found points likely towards foreign terrorists: Army pic.twitter.com/LCfdkxVOkh— ANI (@ANI_news) April 27, 2017
(WION with inputs from agencies)