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Gunfight breaks out in Chankitar village of Tral

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Srinagar : Gunfight broke out between militants and the government forces in Tral region of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday, police said.


Reports said that a joint team of 42RR, SOG and 180 BN CRPF launched cordon and search operation in the Chankitar village on specific information about the presence of some militants.

As the joint team of forces intensified searches towards suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon government forces triggering an encounter. Till this report was filed intermittent firing was going on.

Meanwhile, JK Police took to the twitter and wrote: “Exchange of fire at Chankitar area of Tral, details will follow.”

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