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Gunfight breaks out in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

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Srinagar: A gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Lakadpora Pudsoo in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday.

Reports reaching a local news agency, Global News Agency, said that a joint team of the police, army’s 34 Rashtriya Rifle, and Central Reserve Police Force launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Lakadpora Pudsoo.

As the joint team of forces approached toward the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off a gunfight.

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.

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