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Pampore gunfight : One militant killed, operation on

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Srinagar: A militant has been killed in an ongoing gunfight in Meej area of Pampore in South Kashmir’s Awantipora.

Official sources while divulging the details to GNS said that after militants attacked search party yesterday, the fleeing militants were chased and tracked down in nearby area of Pampore.

Operation was halted yesterday late evening due to darkness as it has become regular norm during an gunfight. However as the first light of the day striked, the operation was resumed, they said.

In ensuing gunfight, one militant has been killed, however identity of the slain militant is yet to be ascertained, the officer added.

Yesterday, Two civilians were injured, one of them critically after militants attacked the search party of forces in Meej area of Pampore. One of the injured civilians has succumbed to the injuries. (GNS)

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