A joint team of the Army and police personnel were conducting search operation at Amjhora area on Tuesday night, when they were fired upon by the militants.
    
An encounter followed in which a civilian was killed and the two army personnel were critically injured, they said. The militants, however, managed to escape.
    
The injured personnel were identified as Mahesh Kumar, a subedar and Dinesh Kumar, a sepoy, the sources said. They were admitted to Coochbehar Civil Hospital in West Bengal.
    
Search operations are going on in the area.

(Agencies)

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