May 2001 News

Major among 7 killed in Jammu gunbattle

13 May 2001
The Hindustan Times

Jammu: An Army Major and three police personnel were among seven people killed in a gunbattle between militants and security forces in Akhnoor sector of Jammu division on Sunday, an official spokesman said. The killed included two militants, the spokesman said, adding six people, two of them army jawans, were injured in the gunfight at Samah village. He said security forces raided the village on getting specific information that some militants were hiding there. The ultras fired at the security personnel triggering a gunbattle in which seven people, including a Major, three police personnel and two ultras were killed.


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