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Army Officer 4 Soldier Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir

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Army Officer 4 Soldier Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir

An army officer and four other soldier were killed in action during an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Monday, officials said.Sources said a heavy gunfight was underway in the Surankote area with at least four to five heavily armed terrorists who crossed into the country a few days ago.The anti-insurgency operation was launched in a village close to Dera Ki Gali in the early hours following intelligence inputs about their presence, they said.The hiding terrorists fired on the search parties resulting in a fierce gunfight and critical injuries to a Junior Commissioned Officer or JCO and four other soldiers. They died from their injuries.

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