Trooper, militant killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight
SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, July 12 (Xinhua) -- A trooper and a militant were killed, while another trooper was wounded in an ongoing fierce gunfight in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said Thursday.
The gunfight broke out in Kandi forest area of frontier Kupwara district, about 120 km northwest of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir.
"In the gunfight that triggered yesterday a trooper was killed and another wounded. This morning body of a militant was also found," a police official said. "The identity of the slain militant is being ascertained."
According to police officials, the operation in the forest area was underway.[ Editor: WPY ]