One terrorist, one soldier killed in gunbattle at Kupwara

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Security forces

One militant and one soldier were killed in an encounter on 15 June in Machil sector of Kupwara district. Also, four more soldiers have been injured, according to reports.

The encounter began when soldiers of 56 Rashtriya Rifles came across a terrorist group at Katwara forest area near Jet Gali on 14 June.

After being challenged, the terrorists opened fire on the security forces thereby triggering off an encounter.

Meanwhile, a massive operation is under way to nab the other militants in the area.