Kashmir’s Gurez Infiltration: Army Major, 3 soldiers martyred ;2 terrorists killed


Srinagar, Aug 7 : Two terrorists were gunned down while an Army major and three soldiers were martyred while foiling an infiltration bid in Jammu and  Kashmir’s Gurez sector on Tuesday.

According to sources , armed terrorists from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir sneaked into Gurez, upon which the soldiers of 36 Rashtriya Rifles(RR) intercepted them at Baktor near the Line of Control and  during the operation one Army officer and three soldiers lost their lives.

Military operation is still underway to search for other terrorists who have sneaked in to the Indian territory .As per initial reports, eight terrorists tried to inflitrate into Indian territory but when they were intercepted by 36 Rashtriya Rifles, four of them returned to POK .

The deceased have been identified as Major K P Rane, hawaldars Jamie Singh and Vikramjeet and rifleman Mandeep.

More details are awaited.

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