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JCO killed, another soldier injured in Rajouri encounter

JCO killed, another soldier injured in Rajouri encounter
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Srinagar, Aug 19: A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) of Army was killed in encounter with militants in Rajouri district, a Defence spokesman said.

He said that the JCO was killed while another trooper was injured in an ongoing gunfight in Thanamandi area in Rajouri district.

PRO defense said that one JCO of Rashtriya Rifles received serious bullet wound. He was shifted to nearby medical facility where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Earlier, a gunfight started in Kalas area of Thanamandi after a contact was established with militants by a joint searching party of army and police.

 In the ensuing gunfight, they said, one soldier was injured and was subsequently evacuated to hospital, reportedly in critical condition. (with inputs from PTI)

 

 


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