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Kupwara: The Army has launched a massive manhunt with the help of reinforcement of Para commandos, soon after terrorists attacked 41 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) headquarter in the forest area of Kalaroose Kupwara district of north Kashmir yesterday night. The indiscriminate firing continued on the RR headquarter for at least 10 minutes. The troops retaliated which resulted in a brief clash, official sources said. Besides 41 RR, the camp also houses troopers of other units including 21 Jammu and Kashmir (Jak) Rifles. Sunil Randhawa of the 17 Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAKLI) was injured in the incident. The injured was taken to an Army hospital in Drugmulla where doctors stated his condition to be stable.
The areas that have been cordoned include upper belt of Kalaroose forests and Kunnad, Kani Behak, Manigah, Chat forest areas of Batpora Haihama.
Meanwhile, in another incident an army jawan was injured in a landmine blast near the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector, a police official said.
Rifleman Akshay Kumar was injured in the blast that took place near Balbir Post in Keran sector this morning, the official said.
He said the injured jawan was evacuated to 92 Base Hospital of the Army here for treatment. The
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