Army man shot dead in Pulwama village, forces launch searches

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Srinagar : A 25-year old Army man was shot dead by suspected militants at Pingleena village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday afternoon.

Reports reaching to the news agency said that the soldier Ashiq Hussain of Jakli son of Mohd Yousuf Naik was shot at by the masked gunmen outside his home at Naik Mohalla in Pingleena village this afternoon.

A police officer while confirming the incident said; the soldier was immediately evacuated to nearby by the hospital where doctors declared him brought dead on arrival.

Soon after the incident a joint team of army and SOG launched a cordon-and-search operation in the area to nab the assailants. (GNS)

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