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Gunfight in J&K, two soldiers killed

By Team Pardaphash 
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According to the information given by the police, two Indian Army soldiers and a militant were killed in a gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

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Incident took pcae during a search operation, the encounter began earlier when the holed up militants in Ratnipora village fired at the security forces. “In the initial firing exchanges three soldiers were injured. They were immediately shifted to army’s base hospital here,” the officer said.

“However, Sepoy Baljeet Singh of Rashtriya Rifles and Naik Saneed of 10 para regiment succumbed to their injuries, while Havaldar Chander Pal was still at the hospital. “A militant has so far been neutralised,” the police officer said, adding that at least two more militants were still hiding and firing from both sides was still going on.

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