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Four army men get gunned down at the LoC in Kashmir

Four army men get gunned down at the LoC in Kashmir
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On Tuesday near the Line of Control LoC in Kashmir Bandipora four army men, including a Major, lost their lives and two militants were gunned down in a gunfight

On Tuesday near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir Bandipora four army men, including a Major, lost their lives and two militants were gunned down in a gunfight.

According to the initial reports, three soldiers and the Major, were hit by bullets when they confronted a group of infiltrators in Gurez Valley Bakhtar sector in the morning. The soldiers are part of the Army's 36 Rashtriya Rifles.

"Two militants were killed but the bodies are yet to be traced in the area," said an official.

The deceased have been identified as Major K.P. Rane, hawaldars Jamie Singh and Vikramjeet and rifleman Mandeep. Initial reports said a group of eight were trying to infiltrate into the country. And of them, four ran back to Pakistan occupied Kashmir, officials said.

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