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Major injured in accidental fire during search op in J-K

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

An army officer was today injured when his service weapon went off accidentally during a cordon and search operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, the police said.

Security forces launched an anti-militancy operation in Kangnoo village of Shopian following information about presence of militants there,a police official said.

Major Praveen, who suffered injury in the leg, was rushed to 92 base hospital of the Army here, the official said.

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First Published: Sat, July 15 2017. 22:57 IST