Nine infiltrators killed, gunfight still onBy IANS
Monday, August 30, 2010
SRINAGAR - Nine guerrillas have so far been killed in an ongoing gunfight between a band of infiltrators and army troops in north Kashmir’s Uri sector, defence sources said Monday.
“So far, nine terrorists have been killed in the gunfight that erupted when a heavily armed group of infiltrating terrorists was challenged in Uri sector of the LOC (Line of Control) by the alert troops of the army yesterday (Sunday). The gunfight is still on,” the sources said late Monday evening.
Twelve AK-47 rifles, five GPS sets, two satellite phones, eight radio sets, one cell phone and Rs.1 lakh in Indian currency have been recovered from the slain terrorists, they said, adding the identity of the slain terrorists was being established.