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‘Infiltration bid foiled in Keran’
Security man, militant killed in encounter: Army
KT NEWS SERVICE
SRINAGAR, Nov 22: Army today said it foiled an infiltration bid by militants near the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir, killing a militant, but lost a soldier while two other security personnel were injured.

"An infiltration bid was foiled by alert soldiers in Keran sector this morning, resulting in killing of one militant," a defence spokesman said here.

He said a soldier laid down his life during the encounter while two others sustained injuries.

A search operation is going on in the area, he added.

The gunfight broke out at Choken Post in Keran sector near the Line of Control. A news agency reported that army soldiers of 9 Sikh Li were patrolling near Chunkan Post in Keran sector when they came under barrage of fire from militants at about 1.45 PM.

The army men also retaliated and in the exchange of fire, one soldier Sandeep Singh of 9 Sikh Li sustained grievous injuries.

He was shifted to Military hospital Drugmulla where doctors declared him brought dead.


News Updated at : Thursday, November 23, 2017
 
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