AGENCIES, Srinagar: One soldier of the Indian Army has died and nine terrorists, including five infiltrators, have been killed in the last 24 hours in two separate operations in Jammu and Kashmir
Four terrorists were killed in Batapura of south Kashmir’s Kulgam on Saturday and five others were eliminated along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector in Kupwara on Sunday.
“Four terrorists who were involved in the killing of innocent civilians were eliminated at Batapura area of south Kashmir on April 4,” Colonel Rajesh Kalia, the spokesperson of the army, said.
The army said alert troops braving inclement weather and hostile terrain killed the five terrorists in an ongoing anti-infiltration operation in the Keran sector. The five, believed to be part of a group of infiltrators who had recently sneaked into the Valley, were attempting to infiltrate across LoC taking advantage of the bad weather.