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    Militant killed, Army personnel injured in encounter in J-K's Kulgam

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    Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Arrah area of Kulgam in south Kashmir following specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

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    SRINAGAR: A militant was killed and an Army personnel injured in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday, police said.

    Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Arrah area of Kulgam in south Kashmir following specific information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

    He said as the forces were conducting the searches in the area, militants fired upon them.

    The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter in which a militant was killed, the official said.

    An Army personnel was injured during the exchange of fire and he has been rushed to a hospital, he added.

    The official said the operation is on and further details are awaited.
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    1 Comment on this Story

    Vikram Vikku32 days ago
    indian airforce should conduct air raids over these terrorist dens in kashmir. No use of conducting encounters. Our millitary also suffers casualties during encounters. But air strike has lots of ordinance, it can annihilate an area, it can kill many terrorists in a single bombardment.
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