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Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter breaks out between militants and security forces in Bandipora; army commando injured

Srinagar: An army commando was on Thursday injured in a gunfight with militants, who managed to escape, in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir, sources said.

 Jammu and Kashmir: Encounter breaks out between militants and security forces in Bandipora; army commando injured

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Security forces launched a counter-insurgency operation in the Hajin area of Bandipora on Thursday morning following information about the presence of four militants there, the sources.

As the troops were laying a cordon in the area, the militants opened indiscriminate fire at them and fled the spot.

One army commando of 31 Rashtriya Rifles was injured in the firing, the sources said.

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Updated Date: Feb 22, 2018 14:59:35 IST

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