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Army captain, 5 militants killed in J&K

Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar | May 08, 2003 10:24 IST

An army captain lost his life on Wednesday night when security forces clashed withmilitantsin the upper reaches of Shopian in Pulwama district in Jammu andKashmir.

Five of the militants were gunned down in the ensuing encounter, which took place when troops acting on specific informationsearchedthe upper reaches of Shopian late on Wednesdayevening and came under heavy fire frommilitants hiding in the area, police sources said in Srinagar.

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