Handwara gunfight: Army major succumbs

Srinagar: An army major who was injured during a gunfight with militants in Hajan, Kralgund area of  Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district Tuesday evening succumbed to injuries ,

 ” Major S Dhaiya, who was injured in the Handwara encounter succumbed,” defence ministry spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia confirmed .

Three militants were also killed in the encounter

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