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Civilian killed, army trooper injured in Kulgam firefight

Operation called off as terrorists flee from encounter site

August 06, 2022 | BK News Service

Authorities said a civilian was killed while an army trooper was injured in an encounter which broke out in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday.
A senior police officer that the firefight broke out in Redwani area of Kulgam and during the exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces, a civilian received bullet injuries.
“Injured civilian namely Manzoor Lone son of Abdullah Lone of Redwani Bala Kulgam succumbed to his injuries,” police said in a tweet
Earlier an army trooper was also injured during the initial exchange of fire and his condition is stated to be stable. The injured Army soldier, Kiran Singh of 1RR, a resident of Ramban has been hospitalised at 92 base Hospital Srinagar.
“The search operation concluded,” the police added.
The encounter took place as a joint team of J&K police and Army launched a cordon and search operation in Redwani area. As the joint team of forces intensified searches, the hiding terrorists fired upon forces, leading to the encounter.

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Civilian killed, army trooper injured in Kulgam firefight

Operation called off as terrorists flee from encounter site

August 06, 2022 | BK News Service

Authorities said a civilian was killed while an army trooper was injured in an encounter which broke out in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday.
A senior police officer that the firefight broke out in Redwani area of Kulgam and during the exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces, a civilian received bullet injuries.
“Injured civilian namely Manzoor Lone son of Abdullah Lone of Redwani Bala Kulgam succumbed to his injuries,” police said in a tweet
Earlier an army trooper was also injured during the initial exchange of fire and his condition is stated to be stable. The injured Army soldier, Kiran Singh of 1RR, a resident of Ramban has been hospitalised at 92 base Hospital Srinagar.
“The search operation concluded,” the police added.
The encounter took place as a joint team of J&K police and Army launched a cordon and search operation in Redwani area. As the joint team of forces intensified searches, the hiding terrorists fired upon forces, leading to the encounter.


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