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Soldier killed in Pulwama

A soldier was killed by suspected militants in south Kashmir’s Pulwama on Wednesday.

Ashiq Hussain of J&K Light Infantry was shot at by masked gunmen outside his home at Naik Mohalla in Pingleena village in the afternoon, a police official said.

The 25-year-old soldier had come home last month. A joint team of the army and the police’s special operation group have launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area to nab the assailants.

Source: thehindu.com

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