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Gunfight in J&K

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Two to three holed up militants in a and village in district triggered a gunfight on Tuesday with the security forces during a search operation, police said.

Receiving specific information about militant presence, the search and cordon operation was launched in Ratnipora overnight. "As the cordon was tightened, the militants fired starting the encounter," an said.

As news about the gun battle spread, youth in the area engaged in clashes with the security forces to disrupt the operation.

Mobile in the district was suspended. between the Bannihal town of region and the Valley have also been suspended for the day.



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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 08:52 IST