Jammu, Aug 3, 2017: An Indian Army Major and another soldier have lost their lives during encounter with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday.
An official said that militants attacked an army patrol party in Zaipora village early today.
Three soldiers including Major Kamlesh Pandey, Sepoy Tanzin and Sepoy Kripal Singh were injured in the attack.
“The injured were immediately airlifted to 92 base hospital in Badami Bagh cantonment area, where Major Pandey and Sepoy Tanzin later succumbed to their injuries,” the sources added.
The militants managed to escape after the attack, the sources said.