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Jawan killed, two injured in encounter near LoC

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An Army jawan was killed in an overnight gunbattle with militants in Tangdhar sector near the Line of Control (LoC). Two others were reportedly injured.

“One jawan made the supreme sacrifice while two others were injured in the operation against militants in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara district,” an Army official said.

The encounter between the security forces and militants broke out on Saturday near Ragni post.

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The Army foiled an infiltration bid along the LoC in Keran sector in Kupwara district.Troops noticed a group of militants trying to sneak into this side from across the LoC at Jumagund Nar in Keran sector, an Army officer said.

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