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Policeman wounded in Tral shootout


Srinagar, Apr 24 2018:An army soldier was killed and a policeman wounded in a shootout with the militants in Tral region of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, police said.

“One policeman was injured in the ongoing encounter in the forests of Tral. Details will follow,” Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Twitter Earlier, a soldier who was wounded in the exchange of fire succumbed at army’s 92 Base Hospital in Srinagar.

He was identified as Ajay Kumar of 42 RR.

Meanwhile, reports said that the militants are believed to have escaped towards upper forest area after initial exchange of fire.

However, searches are going on in the area.