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J&K: 7 infiltrators killed in Poonch
Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar | January 28, 2006 11:43 IST
Seven intruders were killed at Krishnaghati in the border district of Poonch on the Line of Control on Saturday.
An Army Major and a jawan were also killed in the fierce encounter.
"They were challenged to surrender but they opened fire on the troops. Seven intruders were killed in the encounter," a senior police officer said, adding, "The area has been cordoned off by the troops and the operation is still continuing."