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Army major killed in ambush in Rajouri

May 07, 2003 10:58 IST

An army major was on Tuesday night killed in an ambush by militants in Dharhal area of Rajouri district, police sources said in Jammu on Wednesday.

Acting on a tip off, Major A K Dubey, along with some jawans, led a patrol party to a forest area in Kamaran Gali in Dharhal, the sources said adding militants, who had taken vantage positions, opened fire killing the army officer.

The militants took one rifle along with a magazine and two wireless sets from the army officer before fleeing, they said.

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