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Himachal: 1 criminal killed in gunfight

ANI  |  Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh) [India] 

One criminal was killed and two arrested in an exchange of fire on Saturday morning near Devi temple in district.

During a cross-firing between the police and the criminals, two other criminals fled the spot.

The incident took place when the police from Mohali were chasing five people in a near Devi temple early this morning.

The police recovered a pistol from their possession.

The police have registered a case under Section 307 of Indian Penal Code (IPC). They also blocked the main entrance of the bus stop at Devi temple and have launched a around the area.

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First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 11:50 IST