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Two soldiers killed in Jammu and Kashmir

india Updated: Jan 29, 2007 12:17 IST

Two soldiers were killed and two security personnel injured after a night-long exchange of fire with terrorists that continued till Monday morning in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district.

According to officials in Jammu, the gunbattle started on Sunday evening when army and police launched a joint operation in Kidru area of Doda district, about 250 km from Jammu, after getting information about the presence of top terrorists.

Besides two soldiers being gunned down, two security personnel, including a policeman, were injured. There was no loss reported from the militants' side.

The security cordon to catch the terrorists has been widened, an official said.