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Soldier injured in exchange of fire with suspected terrorists in J&K's Rajouri

They said a search operation was launched in the village and adjoining areas near the LoC following information about suspicious movement of some armed persons.

Published: 30th June 2021 10:30 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th June 2021 10:30 AM   |  A+A-

Soliders stand guard on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Awantipora in Pulwama District on Thursday.

Reinforcements have been rushed and an operation is on to neutralise the terrorists. (File Photo | PTI)

By PTI

JAMMU: A soldier was injured in an exchange of fire with suspected terrorists near the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Wednesday.

The incident took place during the course of a search operation in village Dadal during the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday, the officials said.

They said a search operation was launched in the village and adjoining areas near the LoC on Tuesday evening following information about suspicious movement of some armed persons.

The group was tracked and an exchange of fire took place, resulting in minor injuries to a soldier, the officials said, adding reinforcements have been rushed and an operation is on to neutralise the terrorists.

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