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Pulwama encounter: Injured army jawan dies in hospital

Last Updated: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 23:06

Srinagar: An Army jawan, injured in a
gunfight with militants, on Friday succumbed to injuries here,
official sources said.

Sepoy Shayam Singh was one of the two army personnel
injured in an encounter with militants at Indergam village, 40
kms from here, in Pulwama district on April 30, they said.

They said Singh, who was undergoing treatment at 92
base hospital at Badamibagh headquarters here, breathed his
last this morning.

Troops of 55 Rashtriya Rifles had launched a cordon-
cum-search operation at around 4.00 am when they were fired
upon by the militants.

The militants, involved in the gunfight, had managed
to escape.


First Published: Friday, May 6, 2011 - 23:06

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