Anantnag gunfight: Army major killed, another officer and two soldiers wounded

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An army officer was killed while another officer and twoother soldiers were injured in an ongoing gunfight with the militants in southKashmir's Anantnag district on Monday.

According to PTI news agency, an officer was killed and three other soldiers, including an officer, were wounded in the gunfight underway in Achabal area since today morning.

A Major-rank officer has been killed while another officer of the same rank and two soldiers have been injured, it quoted an official as having said. The injured have been rushed to the 92 base hospital of the Army in Srinagar, they added.

An official said that gunfight broke out in Bidoora villagesoon after the security forces launched a cordon and search operation.

The exchange of fire was on when last reports came.

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