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Jammu & Kashmir: Gunfight breaks out in Kishtwar, firing on

"As the cordon around the hiding militants was tightened, they fired at the security forces, triggering a gunfight which is now going on," a police source said.

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Jammu Published on: June 21, 2019 20:11 IST
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A gunfight broke out on Friday between security forces and holed-up militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district, police said.

Police sources said acting on specific information, security forces started a cordon and search operation in Keshwan area of Kishtwar.

"As the cordon around the hiding militants was tightened, they fired at the security forces, triggering a gunfight which is now going on," a police source said.

Reports from the area said two militants are trapped in the area.

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