Army trooper killed in Kashmir

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Unidentified gunman Wednesday shot dead a Territorial Army trooper in Qoimoh area in Kulgam district of South Kashmir.

The slain trooper was identified as Gowhar Ahmad Mattu when he was in his village.

Superintendent of Police Kulgam, Mumtaz Ahmad, told The Kashmir Walla that the police has cordoned the area and the search operation is on to nab the gunmen.


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