Soldier injured as firefight rages in Tangdhar

An officer of the rank of Colonel was injured on Wednesday in the ongoing stand-0ff with militants near LoC on Tangdhar region of Jammu and Kashmir.
Soldier injured as firefight rages in Tangdhar
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An officer of the rank of Colonel was injured on Wednesday in the ongoing stand-off with militants near LoC in Tangdhar region of Jammu and Kashmir.

Sources said that the injured officer is deputy commander of 104 Brigade Tangdhar.

They said a group of heavily-armed militants have taken position in Darshak forests adjacent to Kalsuri ridge where the fierce gunbattle is going on since 8:17 am today.

Earlier, a JCO and an employee of army's engineering department were injured in the exchange of gunfire.

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