A JUNIOR commissioned officer was killed and a soldier was injured as the Army foiled an infiltration bid in North Kashmirs Machil sector on Saturday.
Defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said at around 3 am troops of 56 Rashtriya Rifles spotted four to five militants on the LoC. They challenged the infiltrators which led a gunfight that lasted for 40 minutes. A junior commissioned officer was killed and a soldier sustained injuries. The slain JCO was identified as Arun Kumar.