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Encounter in Qazigund, soldier injured

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

An encounter broke out in area of south Kashmir today after militants opened fire on an Army vehicle, resulting in injuries to a soldier.

Militants opened fire on an Army convoy, which was on its way to Srinagar, at Qazigund, resulting in injuries to one jawan, a police official said.

He said the security forces cordoned off the area and launched a hunt for the militants.

The search operation by security forces has turned into an encounter with militants, the official said, adding further details are awaited.

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First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 15:25 IST