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Jawan killed, 2 injured in J&K encounter

An army jawan was killed and two others injured in a fierce gunbattle in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.

india Updated: Sep 07, 2008 11:44 IST

An army jawan was killed and two others injured in a fierce gunbattle in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.

Acting on a tip off, an army patrol party launched a search operation in Sherwara-Kheri area in Banihal tehsil but was fired at by militants.

The troops retaliated and in the ensuing gunbattle, a jawan identified as Sepoy Surya Bha of 23 Rastriya Rifles was killed and two other jawans injured.