Samboora gunfight: Army soldier succumbs, search op underway 

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By Fast Kashmir on 02/11/2017.

Srinagar, Nov 2: An army soldier who was injured during ongoing gunfight at Samboora area of Pulwama district has succumbed to his injuries at a hospital, official sources said.

 

Sources told news agency GNS that the soldier had sustained serious bullet injuries in the militant fire and was shifted to military hospital where he has succumbed.

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As already reported, army’s 50 RR, SOG and CRPF acting on a tip off cordoned off Samboora area of Pampore this evening. As joint team of forces intensified the searches and fired some warning shots towards a suspected spot, the hiding militants believed to be two in number opened fire, triggering off an encounter.

 

In the ensuing gunfight, a militant was killed and his identity is being ascertained. Sources said the firing gas has stopped in the area but search operation is still going on. (GNS)