Militant killed,Para commander injured in chadoora encounter

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Srinagar , March 28 : 

A militant has been killed while as an army commando was injured in an ongoing gunfight at Chadoora area of central Kashmir ’ s Budgam district on Tuesday .The encounter started today morning after the joint team of forces including 53 RR, SOG and CRPF launched the search- and – cordon in the area following specific inputs about the presence of militants , official sources said . Additional reinforcement of Para Commandos were reached to the spot and engaged the militants in a fierce gunfight , they said .

“ In the encounter , so far a militant identified Tawseef Ahmad Magray was killed and a para -trooper sustained bullet injuries .The injured trooper was immediately evacuated to army ’s 92 base hospital , Srinagar ” .

The forces later razed the suspected house into ground with motor shells , they said .

Meanwhile , an army spokesman while confirming the killing of a militant said that the search operation is going on .

“ So far one militant body alongwith an AK- 47 was recovered” , he said .

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