Tral encounter: Soldier killed, militants escape   

Tral encounter: Soldier killed, militants escape   
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Srinagar:  A soldier injured in a gunfight with militants in Tral forests succumbed to his injuries.
An official said that soldier, identified as Ajay Kumar of 42 RR, was shifted to 92 Base hospital in Srinagar where he succumbed.
The gunfight between the two sides had commenced this morning after forces cordoned off Tral area. “Militants are believed to have escaped towards upper forest area after initial exchange of fire. However, searches are going on in the area,” said a source.