Shopian gunfight: Army man killed, another injured, operation on

Srinagar: A Army man 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 trooper and injuries to another. He identified the slain as sepoy Rambir of 8 JAT, presently posted with 34 RR. The injured was identified as sepoy Deepak.

The spokesman said the gunfight was underway when last reports came.

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