JCO dies in sniper fire; 3 militants killed in Pulwama

RAJOURI/SRINAGAR:A JCO was killed in a sniper attack by Pakistan troops along the LoC in the Nowshera sector on Tuesday.

Rajouri/Srinagar, October 22

A JCO was killed in a sniper attack by Pakistan troops along the LoC in the Nowshera sector on Tuesday. 

A report said Naib Subedar Sunil Valte was reportedly hit by a sniper near the LoC. Another report suggested he was hit by terrorists who infiltrated into Indian territory.

Security forces today killed three militants in a gunfight at Rajpora Kanjinag village in Awantipora in Pulwama. “As the forces were laying a cordon, hiding militants opened fire. In the encounter, three terrorists were killed,” a police spokesman said.

DGP Dilbag Singh said the three militants were associated with the Jaish-e-Mohammad and one of them was involved in killing of two nomads in Tral. — TNS

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