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Search operation near Line of Control continues for second day, army trooper injured in exchange of fire

An army soldier was in an exchange of fire during a cordon and search operation along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district late Tuesday night.

Army in an official statement said that based on information regarding the presence of a small group of suspicious armed persons near village Dadal in Sundarbani, few kilometres from the Line of Control, search operations were launched last evening.

“During the night exchange of fire, one soldier received minor injuries and has been evacuated,” Army said, adding that operation was in progress.

Notably, cordon and search operations continued in the Dadal area of Sunderbani for the second consecutive day on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, a high alert has been issued in the entire Rajouri district and security arrangements have been beefed up.

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