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Army man injured in Sopore firing incident

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Baramulla: An Army man was injured on Wednesday in Hygam area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that suspected militants attacked the security forces party at Hygam crossing, resulting in the injuries to an Army man.

Soon after the ‘attack’, 52 RR, SOG and CRPF men rushed to the spot and cordoned off the whole area to nab the attackers.

However, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Sopore, Javid Iqbal told KNO that “we are verifying the incident as to whether it was an attack or an accidental fire.”

A massive Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) was also launched in the orchards in the area, he added.

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