Major, three soldiers killed in Kashmir infiltration attempt

New Delhi: An Indian army major and three soldiers were killed in Kashmir’s Gurez sector, on Tuesday morning, during an anti-infiltration bid. Two militants were also killed, while others are absconding, senior security officials in Kashmir confirmed.

The killed soldiers have been identified as Major KP Rane, Havildars Jamie Singh and Vikramjeet and Rifleman Mandeep.

“A group of eight militants were attempting to infiltrate in Gurez sector of Bandipore district. They were intercepted by the security personnel, in which we lost four of our men.

A combing operation has been launched along the area to locate the missing militants.

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