Three Border Security Force jawan and a militant were killed in a police encounter near the Line of Control in north Kashmir’s Kupwara area on Monday morning.

The armed force said the gunfight occurred in Macchil part in front of the LoC wall when militants attacked a BSF post.

“Three BSF men were killed in the gun fight and two others were injured,” defence sources said. “One militant was also killed.”

The identity of the slain BSF jawans, who belonged to the 156 Batallion, could not be established immediately. The search operation in the sector is still under way.

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