Infiltrator killed; four soldiers injured in Baramulla’s Uri sector

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URI — An infiltrator was killed while four soldiers sustained bullet injuries after an exchange of fire between Army and infiltrators in Gohallan sector of Uri along Line of Control in Baramulla.

Official sources said a search party observed the movement of infiltrators who, on being challenged, fired upon soldiers.

During the exchange of fire, an infiltrator was killed while four soldiers were also injured in the shootout.

A police officer told news agency Kashmir News Trust that soldiers recovered the body of an infiltrator along with an AK-47 assault rifle and four magazines in Gohallan sector of Uri.

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Pertinently, a search operation was launched by the Indian Army to flush out infiltrators after it detected movement in the Uri area of Baramulla district last week. The search operation was later called off.

At least three militants were killed recently in Rampur sector of Uri and a huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered from their possession.

The police officer said that the dead body of the militant was handed over by Army to Police Station Uri.

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