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Two jawans injured in gun battle with militants in Kashmir

PTI  Srinagar, August 01, 2013
First Published: 02:22 IST(1/8/2013) | Last Updated: 02:23 IST(1/8/2013)

Two Army jawans were injured in agun battle with a group of infiltrating militants in Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district.


Two jawans were injured in an exchange of fire with militants in Hafruda forests of Handwara, an army official said.

He said the operation which was launched on Tuesday to foil an infiltration bid was still in progress.

Two separate infiltration bids along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir were reported yesterday during which four heavily-armed militants were killed.

Counter-infiltration operation is in progress in Hafruda forests of Handwara area in the district.

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