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Soldier killed, another injured in north Kashmir

Srinagar,27/05/2016:Army soliders inspects the damaged house after a gunfight at Khonchipora village in Tangmarg, some 35 kilometers north of Srinagar on Friday. Six militants and an Army solider were killed while two more Army soldiers were injured in two separate gunfights in north Kashmirs Tangmarg area and Nowgam sector of Kupwara along the Line of Control (LoC). PHOTO/NISSAR AHMAD. -   | Photo Credit: NISSAR AHMAD -

A soldier was killed and another injured as the Army foiled an infiltration in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.

A Srinagar-based Army spokesman said the infiltration attempt by a group of militants was made in Tangdhar Sector on the Line of Control.

"The troopers intercepted the group of terrorists and one soldier was killed in the exchange of fire," he said.

''The injured soldier has been evacuated and the operation continues," he said.

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