An army man was killed during a gunfight in Mendhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir along the Line of Control on Wednesday, police and army said. The Special Forces trooper of army died when an infiltrating group of militants fired on army personnel in Krishna Ghati area of Mendhar, an army official said. “A group of militants was intercepted by vigilant troops in KG Mendhar LoC and on being challenged, they fired in which one Lance Naik received injuries and later on died,” officiating Defence PRO said. He added that operation is in progress in the area.
2015 Kashmir Despatch