Srinagar: Two soldiers who were critically injured in a gunfight in Kupwara woods of north Kashmir have succumbed to injuries, taking the death toll to 8.
Earlier, five militants and a soldier were killed in the gunfight in Rungdori Behak area of Jumgund in Keran sector. “Despite prevailing inclement weather conditions, casualties have been evacuated. Unfortunately, two more soldiers succumbed to their injuries, others are presently undergoing treatment. Total three soldiers martyred,” Defense Spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia in a statement issued to GNS said, adding” Operation is in progress”. (GNS)