September 2003 News

Major injured as Rajouri gunbattle continues

30 September 2003
The Hindustan Times
Press Trust of India

Jammu: In a fierce gunbattle between troops and terrorists an Army officer was injured in Thanamandi forests of Rajouri district in J&K late on Monday night, official sources said.Army troops launched an operation in Totagali area of Thanamandi forests in Rajouri district on special information about presence of terrorists on Monday, the sources said.They said during searches, terrorists fired on troops who retaliated in exchanges, which were still on and in these one Army Major was injured critically.Additional troops have been sent to the area to track down terrorists who are believed to be in the cordon.


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