A soldier was killed and another injured in an ongoing gunfight with the militants in Pandushan village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday.
The gunfight broke out at around 1:30 am after a joint team Army’s 34RR, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in the village. An army spokesman confirmed the death of a soldier and injuries to another.
He identified the slain as sepoy Rambir of 8 JAT, presently posted with 34 RR.
The injured, identified as sepoy Deepak, was shifted to 92 Base hospital for treatment. The spokesman said the gunfight was underway when last reports came.
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