An encounter between terrorists and security forces took place on Saturday in Kupwara, Jammu & Kashmir. In this encounter, five army soldiers were martyred. Five terrorists have also been killed in the encounter.
This group of terrorists was trying to infiltrate across the Line of Control in Keran Sector of North Kashmir. During this, an army soldier was martyred on the spot, while 4 soldiers were injured. The four soldiers were immediately evacuated and admitted to the hospital.
During treatment, the first two soldiers were martyred. After this, two more soldiers were martyred late at night. The army had told on Sunday that there was a lot of trouble in evacuating the injured soldiers as the road is very bumpy and the roads are closed at many places due to heavy snowfall.
Name of the 5 Martyred soldiers:
- Subedar Sanjeev Kumar
- Havildar Davendra Singh
- Paratrooper Bal Krishan
- Paratrooper Amit Kumar
- Paratrooper Chhatrapal Singh
Earlier on 4 April Saturday, 4 terrorists were killed in an encounter by security forces in Kulgam district of southern Kashmir. All four terrorists belonged to Hizbul Mujahideen. This terrorist group had killed many people in southern Kashmir recently.