Anantnag Encounter: Injured Soldier Succumbs To Injuries

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Srinagar- A soldier who was injured along with two colleagues and a policeman in an encounter with militants in Dooru Anantnag succumbed to the injuries at a hospital here, officials said on Thursday. The encounter, which started last night, also saw killing of three militants of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit, according to police.

“One of the soldiers injured in the Dooru  encounter has succumbed to the injures,” a senior police officer said, according to news agency GNS.

“Two other injured army soldiers and policeman are under treatment,” he added.

In all, six JeM militants were killed in two overnight encounters in south Kashmir. While three were militants were killed in Dooru Anantnag, as many others were killed in an encounter at Mirhama Kulgam.

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