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Army officer, policeman injured in Kokernag encounter

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Army officer, policeman injured in Kokernag encounter

SRINAGAR: An Army officer and a Police officer was injured as encounter broke out between militants and government forces in Gadole area of Kokernag in South Kashmir’s Anantnag on Wednesday.

Reports said that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Kokernag.

A top police officer told that during intial exchange of fire one army officer and a police officer received bullet wound injury. Both have been immediately shifted to nearby hospital for treatment.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed about exchange of firing between militants and security forces. More details awaited(GNS)


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Army officer, policeman injured in Kokernag encounter