Srinagar:  An army soldier was killed in a gunfight between guerrillas and security forces in Kashmir, police said Wednesday.

The incident took place in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district late Tuesday.

“One sepoy of the army was killed in a gunfight which occurred near the Line of Control (LoC) in Tangdhar town late yesterday (Tuesday) night,” a police officer said.

Police sources told IANS that a gunfight was on between separatist guerrillas and the security forces in the border town late Tuesday.

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