Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections


The Web

India Abroad

Sign up today!

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this article

Home > News > PTI

13 militants killed in encounter in J&K

April 22, 2003 14:26 IST

Thirteen militants were killed on Tuesday in a fierce gun battle with the army in a forest in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, defence sources in Jammu said.

The pre-dawn gunbattle broke out when the army, acting on specific information about the presence of militants, reached Hillkaka in Surankote forest belt of the district.

The encounter lasted for several hours, the sources said.

More reports from Jammu and Kashmir
Read about: The Road to Peace | Kargil Crisis

© Copyright 2006 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
Share your comments


Copyright © 2006 India Limited. All Rights Reserved.