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Policeman injured as gunfight rages in Kashmir

IANS  |  Srinagar 

A policeman was injured on Wednesday in a gunfight between holed up militants and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.

Police said that on a specific information about presence of some militants in Kalaroos area of the district, the forces laid a cordon and started a search operation. During the operation the militants fired at the security forces that wounded a police constable.

An encounter with the militants has started in the area and all exit routes have been sealed, police added.

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 08:34 IST
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