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Soldier, civilian injured in Kulgam encounter

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Srinagar: An army man and a civilian were injured during an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Friday, police said.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Redwani area of Kulgam district following information about presence of terrorists in the area, a police official said.
The official said the search operation turned into an encounter after the ultras opened firing on the security forces, who retaliated.
“One Army Jawan and one civilian got injured in the #encounter. Search continued in the area till afternoon. Further details shall follow,” a police spokesman tweeted.
It was not clear as to how the civilian was injured in the encounter.

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