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Gunfight rages in Kashmir s Shopian

Saturday - August 12, 2017 7:06 pm , Category : INDIA

Srinagar Aug 12 (IANS) An exchange of fire was continuing on Saturday between security forces and militants holed up in a village in Jammu and Kashmir s Shopian district police said.



Police said following specific information about the presence of a group of militants security forces including army s Rashtriya Rifles state police and Central Reserve Police Force surrounded Awneera village in Shopian.

"As the security forces tightened the cordon around in the village the holed-up militants fired at the surrounding security forces triggering a gunfight that is now going on " said a police officer.

Police said three militants are believed to be holed up inside the village.

--IANS
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