Trooper, civilian killed during J&K gunfight Jul 12, 2018 0 45 12345 IANSSrinagarAn Indian Army commando was killed and another injured in a gunfight with militants in a forested area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Wednesday, while a civilian there was killed when security forces opened fire in a clash with protesters, officials said. Army officials said Sepoy Mukul Meena of 3 Para Regiment was killed in the battle that was still raging till late in the evening in Sadu Ganga forest area of the north Kashmir mountainous district. The operation was launched in the forest area on Tuesday following information about a group of militants hiding there. Meanwhile, the civilian, identified as Khalid Gaffar, was killed in clashes between protesters and an army patrol in Kupwara's Trehgam town on Wednesday evening, police sources said."Some protesters hurled stones at an army patrol party while it was passing through Trehgam town. The patrol opened fire at the protesters resulting in death of the civilian,"a source said. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES At least 15 die in monsoon floods, landslides Jul 12, 2018 0 744 Delhi air has 5 times more black carbon than US, Europe's Jul 12, 2018 0 58 Restore Taj or demolish it, SC tells Centre, ASI Jul 12, 2018 0 317 BJP legislator charged with rape of teen AFP New Delhi Indian federal investigators Wednesday charged a politician from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party with raping a teenager whose plight was ignored by police until she tried to set herself alight. .. Govt taking all steps to improve farmers' lot: PM IANS Malout (Punjab) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that the Congress and its allies were losing sleep as his government was taking many initiatives to improve the status of farmers across the country. .. Kejriwal hits out at Centre for obstructing Delhi projects IANS New Delhi The row over who controls Delhi's bureaucracy escalated on Wednesday as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia launched a full attack against the Centre for not .. ED seeks court order to declare Nirav Modi, Choksi fugitives IANS Mumbai The ED on Wednesday approached a special court here seeking its order to declare diamond merchants Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi -- both accused in over Rs13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan .. Mohanlal's stand on Dileep fails to cut ice with women's body IANS Kochi The Women in Cinema Collective (WCC) on Wednesday said it did not agree with Malayalam movies superstar Mohanlal's explanation for revoking the suspension of actor Dileep, an accused in the actress .. 26 schoolchildren hospitalised after mid-day meal in Delhi IANS New Delhi As many as 26 students of a government school here were hospitalised after eating their mid-day meal prompting the Delhi government to order inspection of all mid-day meal kitchens in the city. Police have .. Rahul confers with Muslim intellectuals IANS New Delhi Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday met Muslim intellectuals as part of party's outreach to various sections ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha election. Those who met Gandhi to give their feedback on ..