Three soldiers injured in gunfight in Kashmir’s Pulwama

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Srinagar :  Three soldiers were injured on Thursday in an ongoing gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Police said the soldiers were injured in the initial exchange of firing by hidden militants in Gulshanpora village of Tral tehsil, triggering a gunfight.

“So far, we have not recovered any militant’s body. The operation is on,” a police officer said.

Security forces started a cordon and search operation in Gulshanpora village after receiving information about the presence of militants.

“As the cordon around the militants was tightened, they fired at the surrounding security forces, triggering an encounter which is underway,” the officer said.

Published on: Jan 3, 2019 at 14:44 IST


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