Gunfight Underway In South Kashmir’s Tral, Militant Killed

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SRINAGAR- A militant has been killed in an ongoing gunfight at Saimoh in Tral belt of South Kashmir on Tuesday morning, police said.

A joint team of Police, Army’s 42 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Saimoh on specific information about the presence of militants in the area, said a police official.

“As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them which was retaliated triggering a gunfight,” he added.

One militant has been killed so far in the exchange of fire between the two sides, he said, adding the operation was going on till last reports came in.

 

 

 

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