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12-yr-old killed, 3 hurt in stray grenade blast

DNDEL20567 | 7/12/2018 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :201 | India

Srinagar: A Special Forces commando was killed after security forces launched a major offensive against the highly-entrenched militants in the thick jungles of Kupwara in the border district of North Kashmir. In another incident, a 12-year-old boy was killed and three others injured after a stray explosive device they were fiddling with went off in Memendar village of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.
“We launched a cordon-and-search operation in the forest area on Tuesday evening and there was intermittent firing between the militants and the forces. Today (Wednesday) one personnel of the Army was martyred,” said Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar, Superintendent of Police, Kupwara, adding, “Searches are on. There are likelihood of two t
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