J&K encounter: Soldier missing as anti-terrorist op enters Day 3

A soldier has gone missing amid the ongoing encounter between security forces and terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir’s Anantnag district. During the fierce gunfight with terrorists in the forests surrounding Gadool village of Anantnag’s Kokernag area, Col Manpreet Singh and Maj Ashish Dhonchak of 19 Rashtriya Rifles, and DSP Humayun Bhat of J&K Police lost their lives on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday.