Srinagar: A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper and a militant were killed after an infiltration bid was foiled in Machil area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Quoting Deputy Inspector General of BSF, R Muthu Krishnan, Global News Service (GNS) reported that BSF Battalion 169 post 3850 had laid an ambush after receiving information about the movement of militants in the area.
The DIG said that contact was established around 1:00 AM. During the exchange of fire, one militant and a BSF trooper namely Constable Sarkar were killed.
One AK-rifle and 2 bags were recovered from the skin militant, he said.
The operation was in progress till this report was being filed. GNS