The Kashmir Center

Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in Kupwara: Army

An unidentified militant was killed early this morning in an gunfight with government forces in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar-based Defence Spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said.

One militant and an army commando have been killed in the gunfight so far.

The gunfight in a forest area of Kandi, in north Kashmir’s Kupwara, broke out Tuesday afternoon after forces launched a cordon and search operation there following specific information about the presence of militants.

An army commando was killed and another injured in the gunfight yesterday.

The operation is underway, he said.

 

Support Ethical Journalism. Support The Dispatch

The Dispatch is a sincere effort in ethical journalism. Truth, Accuracy, Independence, Fairness, Impartiality, Humanity and Accountability are key elements of our editorial policy. But we are still not able to generate great stories, because we don’t have adequate resources. As more and more media falls into corporate and political control, informed citizens across the world are funding independent journalism initiatives. Here is your chance to support your local media startup and help independent journalism survive. Click the link below to make a payment of your choice and be a stakeholder in public spirited journalism


 

The Dispatch is present across a number of social media platforms. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for exciting videos; join us on Facebook, Intagram and Twitter for quick updates and discussions. We are also available on the Telegram. Follow us on Pinterest for thousands of pictures and graphics. We care to respond to text messages on WhatsApp at 8082480136 [No calls accepted]. To contribute an article or pitch a story idea, write to us at [email protected] |Click to know more about The Dispatch, our standards and policies