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Press Trust Of India
Srinagar, August 30, 2014
First Published: 12:27 IST(30/8/2014)
Last Updated: 13:10 IST(30/8/2014)
Armyman killed in operation against ultras near LoC
An army jawan was killed and another injured in an ongoing operation to flush out militants near Line of Control (LoC) in Kalaroos sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district.
So far, three army personnel and five militants have been killed in the operation which began last Sunday.
"In an ongoing operation at Baron Gali, Kalaroos, contact with infiltrators was re-established during the night and in the exchange of fire one jawan was killed and another was injured," a defence spokesperson said.
He said two to three militants are believed to be trapped and the operation was going on.
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