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3 terrorists, Army official killed in J&K gunbattle

Terrorists opened fire on security forces from a shopping complex in Bandipora market, official sources said.

india Updated: Jun 30, 2006 15:43 IST

Three terrorists and an Army officer were killed and two jawans injured in a fierce gunbattle in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said in Srinagar.

Terrorists opened fire on security forces from a shopping complex in Bandipora market, killing Lieutenant Colonel Chauhan and injuring two BSF jawans, they said.

In the retaliatory firing by the security forces, three terrorists were killed, the sources said adding that two top floors of the four-storey building caught fire in the encounter.