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Gunfight starts in South Kashmir’s Tral

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Srinagar: Gunfight breaks out between militants and government forces in Brintal area of Tral in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.

According to the reports reaching GNS, a joint team of Police, Army’s 42 RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation Brintal.

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 confirmed to GNS the exchange of fire between the joint team and the militants. As per the sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped.

Pertinently this is second encounter in less than 24hrs in South Kashmir.(GNS)

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