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Jammu gunfight claims soldier's life

Jammu gunfight claims soldier
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A soldier was killed Thursday in an ongoing gunbattle between security forces and separatist guerrillas near the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Jammu: A soldier was killed Thursday in an ongoing gunbattle between security forces and separatist guerrillas near the international border in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
Police sources told IANS that a group of three to four militants infiltrated into the Indian side of the international border at Arnia in R.S. Pura area of Jammu district. Sources added the militants entered an abandoned army bunker.
The soldier was killed at Pind Khote in Arnia.
"The infiltration attempt was supported by Pakistan Rangers who fired mortar shells at BSF (Border Security Force) positions in Arnia today (Thursday) morning so that the militants could sneak in," a senior police officer said here.
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