A border security force trooper as well as a militant was killed after a infiltration bid was foiled in Machil area of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Deputy Inspector General of BSF R Muthu Krishnan told GNS that BSF Battalion 169 post 3850 has laid an ambush after receiving information about movement of militants in the area.
DIG further said that contact was established around 1 am, during exchange of firing one militant and a BSF trooper namely Constable Sarkar were killed.
From the slain militant 01 AK and 2 bags were recovered, DIG said. (GNS).