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Kashmiri terrorists killed an Indian Army colonel during a military operation in the forested Lolab area in Kashmir. The colonel is the most senior officer killed in Kashmir this year.
India troops claimed to have killed five Lashkar-e-Taiba fighters during a clash in the city of Sheikhpora. An Indian Army major and a soldier were also killed in the clash. The Hizbul Mujahideen denied the report and claimed the fighters were their own.
Indian troops killed eight terrorists during fighting over the past two days in the Rajouri region in Kashmir. The eight Lashkar-e-Taiba fighters infiltrated from Pakistan-held Kashmir. A bomb blast on a train track in the Pulwama district disrupted service.
Five Lashkar-e-Taiba fighters and three Indian soldiers were killed during two clashes in forests in Rajouri. Soldiers and counterterrorism police have been carrying out operations in the region.
Syed Salahuddin, the chairman of the United Jihad Council and the leader of Hizbul Mujahideen, said jihad was needed to break Kashmir off from India. "The only way to liberate Kashmir is jihad," he said at a rally that was also attended by leaders of Jamaat-ud-Dawa and other terror groups.
An Indian army captain and four Hizbul Mujahideen fighters were killed in a two-day-long gunbattle int he town of Dadsara Tral. Kashmiri terrorist groups are thriving with the support of Pakistan, according to a report by the BBC.
An explosion outside a school in Rawalakot in Pakistan-held Kashmir wounded 13 police and civilian bomb disposal experts. Two of the experts were seriously wounded. The school is thought to have been the target.