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An Army major was killed while another officer and two soldiers were injured in an encounter with the terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. The encounter reportedly took place in Achabal area in Anantnag district in South Kashmir.

Officials said the Army Major along with the three injured soldiers was taken to the 92 base hospital of the army in Srinagar.

The security forces on Monday morning launched a cordon and search operation in the area. Following the search operation, a gun fight broke-out when the terrorists opened fire on the security personnel in the area who retaliated swiftly.

(More details awaited)

 

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