Soldier killed in Kupwara

Kupwara: An army soldier was killed in the Lolab area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday afternoon, official sources said.

They said that the killed soldier was part of a Road Opening Party (ROP) at Lassipora General Road. While officials ruled out it as a militant attack, they said the confirmation was awaited if it was a case of fratricidal killing or there were some other reasons for the death.

However, they said, there were few shots heard.

*** Further details awaited……….

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