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Gunfight breaks out on Srinagar outskirts

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Srinagar: A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Hokarsar area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Tuesday evening.

Reports said that a joint team of Police, army’s two Rashtriya Rifles and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a cordon and search operation in Hokarsar .

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about exchange of firing between militants and government forces. (GNS)

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