Security forces, militants exchange fire in Budgam, encounter on

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A joint team of state police and army was cordoning off Kaisermulla village on a tip-off about the militants’ presence in the area when they opened fire. 1 army man has been killed, three soldiers were reportedly injured  in an on-going operation to flush out 3 militants believed to be holed up inside a house in Chadoora, Budgam.

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In a seperate incident one killed while 2 seriously injured when a littered explosive went off in Drang area of Tosa maidan in Budgam district Monday afternoon, killing a five-year-old girl and wounding other two. The explosion took place at Paraypora locality in the area.