Gunfight breaks out along LoC in Nowgam, four army soldiers injured

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Srinagar: Four army soldiers were injured in a gunfight with “infiltrating militants” at Nowgam sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

SSP Handwara, Ashesh Mishra confirmed the gunfight to Kashmir Reader and said “the gunfight started early today.”

He however said that that they were collecting details.

Sources said that a group of militants was intercepted near Sangam Post who opened fire triggering off gunfight.

The gunfight was going on when reports last came during which four soldiers sustained injuries.