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Army Colonel killed in encounter with militants in Kashmir

An Army colonel was killed in an encounter with militants in the dense forests of Lolab Valley in north Kashmir, official sources said. Col Neeraj Sood, commanding officer of 18 Rashtriya Rifles, was gunned down by terrorists last night.

india Updated: Jun 23, 2010 10:13 IST

An Army colonel was killed in an encounter with militants in the dense forests of Lolab Valley in north Kashmir, official sources said on Wednesday.

Col Neeraj Sood, commanding officer of 18 Rashtriya Rifles, was gunned down by terrorists last night, they said.

The encounter was still on in the area when last reports came in. Additional forces have been rushed to the area.