1 Army Major, 3 jawans martyred in encounter with terrorists in Gurez in Jammu and Kashmir, infiltration bid foiled

GUREZ: Four soldiers including one Army Major have been martyred while foiling an infiltration attempt on Tuesday morning, in which two terrorists have been killed at the Line of Control in Gurez sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district. The Army unit challenged the infiltrating terrorists who fired at the soldiers near the post of 36 Rashtriya Rifles at Govind Nallah on the LoC.
The officer martyred has been identified as Major KP Rane while the jawans are Havildar Jamie Singh, Havildar Vikramjeet and Rifleman Mandeep from 36 Rashtriya Rifles (Garhwal Rifles). The bodies of the two terrorists killed have been recovered while the search for the other two is going on.
Army officers say that at least four terrorists managed to escape and are believed to have fled back to Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir. The terrorists were trying to infiltrate under the cover of heavy firing by the Pakistani Army.

Source: http://zeenews.india.com/jammu-and-kashmir/1-army-major-3-jawans-martyred-in-encounter-with-terrorists-in-gurez-in-jammu-and-kashmir-infiltration-bid-foiled-2131010.html


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