Army jawan killed in militant firing

SRINAGAR, June 19: An Army jawan was today killed in militant firing on a security picket in Kupwara district, officials said.
Militants opened fire on Rani post in Handwara, in the wee hours, wounding Lance Naik Rajesh Kumar, they said.
He later succumbed to the injuries at hospital.
Efforts are on to nab the militants, who fled in the face of retaliation by security personnel, they said.
No militant outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the incident. (PTI)