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Army officer martyred, another officer, 2 jawans injured in encounter

PTI
Published Jun 17, 2019, 4:20 pm IST
Updated Jun 17, 2019, 4:20 pm IST
Encounter took place in the Achabal area in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The injured have been rushed to the 92 base hospital of the Army in Srinagar, they added. (Photo: ANI)
 The injured have been rushed to the 92 base hospital of the Army in Srinagar, they added. (Photo: ANI)

Srinagar: An Army Major was killed while another officer and two troopers were injured in an encounter with militants in south Kashmir Monday, officials said.

They said the encounter took place in the Achabal area in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir.

 

The injured have been rushed to the 92 base hospital of the Army in Srinagar, they added.

Security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area this morning.

The search operation led to a gunfight after the militants fired on the forces, who retaliated, they added.

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