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Woman killed in militant attack in Pulwama

IANS  |  Srinagar 

A woman was killed on Friday when militants attacked an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.

Police said militants hurled a grenade at the Shadimarg camp in the evening. "This was followed by firing from the militants. Troops at the camp fired back," a police officer said.

"A woman sustained a bullet injury in the cross firing. She was shifted to a hospital and from there to the Pulwama district hospital where she was declared dead," he said.

The woman has been identified as Firdousa, wife of Khurshid Ahmad.

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First Published: Fri, October 19 2018. 21:10 IST
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