J-K: Army pays tribute to Kupwara encounter martyr

J-K: Army pays tribute to Kupwara encounter martyr

Submitted by alvin on Thu, 2016-06-16 10:47 Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir): The Indian Army today paid a befitting tribute with full military honours to soldier Ajay Choudhry who succumbed to his injuries yesterday after encounter with the terrorists in Machil sector of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir. The operation was launched on Tuesday morning when soldiers along the LoC intercepted a heavily armed militant group. One terrorist and a soldier were killed in the encounter, while as many as four army jawans were injured yesterday. Soldiers of 56 Rashtriya Rifles, who were manning the LoC, intercepted a militant group at Katwara forest area near Jet Gali in Machil sector earlier on Tuesday. After being challenged, the suspected militants opened fire on the forces, triggering off an encounter. (ANI)