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3 ultras eliminated, Army jawan killed in ongoing gunfight in J&K's Ramban

The militants were encircled by the search parties inside a house in the main market after they managed their escape from the scene of the earlier encounter in the highway town in Ramban district

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Three terrorists were eliminated while an Army jawan was killed in an ongoing operation in the Batote area along the Jammu-Kishtwar national highway on Saturday, an Army officer said, as the nearly nine-hour long search operation entered its final stage.

The militants were encircled by the search parties inside a house in the main market after they managed their escape from the scene of the earlier encounter in the highway town in Ramban district, officials said.

"We have killed three terrorists in the gunfight which has ended. One soldier was also martyred during the action," Jammu-based Army PRO Lt Col Devender Anand

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First Published: Sep 28 2019 | 4:55 PM IST

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