SRINAGAR: A jawan and a militant were killed and two soldiers injured in a gunfight in Baramulla disrict of north Kashmir on Tuesday.

The encounter took place when a search party of 32 Rashtriya Rifles confronted a group of militants hiding in the forests of Ladoo in Panzla, 65 km from here, official sources said. Three soldiers were injured in the initial exchange of fire, and one of them died later.

The body of a militant was recovered during a search of the area. — PTI

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