Five soldiers injured in Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) Five soldiers were injured on Wednesday in an ongoing gunfight between militants and security forces near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir’s Kupwara distric.

“Troops of 56 battalion of Rashtriya Rifles (RR) on Tuesday intercepted a group of heavily armed terrorists in Machil sector of the LoC,” defence officials told IANS.

“Five RR soldiers have been injured. They were airlifted to an army base hospital in Srinagar,” they added.

–IANS

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