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Army Soldier Killed, 2 Others Injured In Shopian Gunfight: Officials

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Srinagar: A soldier, who was one among three army personnel injured in a gunfight with militants in South Kashmir’s Shopian district, succumbed to the wounds, official sources said on Wednesday.

A senior police officer told GNS that all the three soldiers sustained injuries during the course of the gunfight which saw the killing of two militants, one of them Adil Wani who according to police was District Commander Shopian of LeT (TRF).

However, he said, one among the injured soldiers succumbed to the wounds while two others are undergoing treatment.

Earlier Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that one of the two “militants” killed in gunfight was involved in the killing of a carpenter, Sageer Ahmad of UP, last weekend.(GNS)

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