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Gunfight breaks out in Budgam

Photo clicked by Umar Ganie/KM

Srinagar: Gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Kawoosa Khalisa area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district on Monday.

According to the reports , a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Kawoosa Khalisa.

 

As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.

A senior police officer confirmedthe exchange of fire between the joint team and the militants. As per the sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped.(GNS)