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Divers search for missing soldier in Gurez sector of LoC

IANS  |  Srinagar 

The on Sunday rushed divers to trace a missing soldier, who slipped into the in Jammu and Kashmir's district on Saturday.

Defence sources said, the soldier slipped into the river along with his service rifle during routine patrolling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Gurez sector.

Officials are not ruling out the possibility of the soldier having drifted into occupied (PoK). The fast moving flows into PoK, where it is known as Neelam.

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First Published: Sun, June 09 2019. 22:10 IST
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