Soldier injured, civilian killed in J&K encounter


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oi-Vicky Nanjappa

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Published: Saturday, August 6, 2022, 12:19 [IST]

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Srinagar, Aug 06:
A
civilian
was
killed
and
a
soldier
injured
during
an
encounter
between
security
forces
and
terrorists
in
Kulgam
district
of
Jammu
and
Kashmir
on
Friday,
police
said.

The
security
forces
had
launched
a
cordon-and-search
operation
in
the
Redwani
area
of
Kulgam
district
following
inputs
about
the
presence
of
militants
there,
a
police
official
said,
according
to
news
agency
PTI.

Soldier injured, civilian killed in J&K encounter

The
official
said
the
search
operation
turned
into
an
encounter
after
the
terrorists
opened
fire
on
the
security
personnel,
who
retaliated.

An
Indian
Army
soldier
and
a
civilian
sustained
injuries
in
the
gunfight,
he
said,
adding
it
was
unclear
how
the
civilian
was
injured.

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The
civilian,
identified
as
Manzoor
Lone
of
the
Redwani
Bala
area
of
Kulgam,
succumbed
to
injuries
in
the
evening.

“Injured
civilian
namely
Manzoor
Lone
S/O
Abdullah
Lone
R/O
Redwani
Bala
Kulgam
succumbed
to
his
injuries.
Injured
Army
Jawan
Kiran
Singh
of
1RR,
R/O
Ramban
is
hospitalised
at
92
base
Hospital
Srinagar.
Search
operation
concluded,”
the
police
said
on
Twitter.

Story first published: Saturday, August 6, 2022, 12:19 [IST]



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