Army personnel injured in Tral gunfight succumbs at army hospital

Army personnel injured in Tral gunfight succumbs at army hospital
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Srinagar: The army personnel who was injured in a gunfight with militants during a gunfight in Gulshanpora area of southern Kashmir’s Tral has succumbed to injuries.

Police sources said that the personnel identified as Sepoy Nehminlan Haokip of 42 Rashtriya Rifles succumbed to injuries at Udhampur army hospital.

The encounter ensued after army’s 42 RR, SOG of Jammu and Kashmir police and paramilitary CRPF launched a cordon-and-search operation following the inputs about presence of militants in the area.

Two militants have been killed in the encounter so far while three army personnel were injured.