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Kashmir: Militant killed by security forces as encounter continues

A militant was killed and an army soldier was injured in an encounter at a village in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

india Updated: Mar 07, 2016 01:05 IST
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A militant was killed and an army soldier was injured in an encounter at a village in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.(AP File Photo)

A militant was killed and a soldier was injured in an encounter at a village in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, an army official said.

The encounter is still going on, the official said.

The gun-battle in Buchroo village, 75 km from Srinagar, began after some suspected militants fired a few rounds at security forces who were advancing towards the village.

A police official said security forces have launched a cordon and search operation in the area.