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Indian Army's Junior Commissioned officer killed in terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam

An Indian Army Officer Was Killed In An Encounter With Terrorists At Jammu And Kashmir’s Badgam District On Monday Morning.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Deepak Mahato | Updated on: 09 Oct 2017, 02:01:54 PM
Indian Army officer killed in terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir. (File Photo)

New Delhi:

An Indian Army officer was killed in an encounter with terrorists at Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district on Monday morning.

According to sources, terrorists opened fire at a party of the 53rd Battalion of  Rashtriya Rifles — dedicated unit of the Indian Army — was on combing operation at Drang Village in Badgam district.

A senior Army officer not willing to be named said that the killed army personnel was a junior commission officer.

Jammu and Kashmir: A party of the 53 RR was fired upon in the Drang Village of Badgam by terrorists, one soldier lost his life in crossfire

A senior police officer of Jammu and Kashmir said, “The RR party was in combing operation in the area when the terrorists opened fire at the team.”

Combing operations was launched in the area after intelligence alerted presence of terrorists in Badgam region.

Also read: J&K: Soldier martyred as Pakistan violates ceasefire in Keran sector

The army officer suffered fatal bullet injuries in the cross firing and later succumbed to his injuries.

In an another incident, terrorists have attacked security forces at Baramulla’s Ladoora.

Sources said, security forces have cordoned the area and a massive manhunt has been launched to nab the terrorists.

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First Published : 09 Oct 2017, 01:13:35 PM