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Anantnag encounter: Army major injured, shifted to Srinagar, gunfight continues

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By Sameer Ahmad

Srinagar: A Major ranking officer of Army and two soldiers have been injured in the ongoing gunbattle with militnats in Bidoora area of Achabal in Anantnag district of south Kashmir.

“Major Rahul Verma and two other army men were injured after fresh firing resumed at the site.

Earlier, two bodies were claimed by sources of being recovered.

“Verma has been shifted to Badamibagh hospital for specialised treatment,” he said.

Earlier, the encounter broke out after army’s 19 RR and SOG launched a cordon-and-search at Bidoora, Aknigam.



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