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Militants, security forces exchange fire in Kashmir, cop injured

Srinagar: A policeman was wounded in a brief exchange of fire with militants in a locality here today, police said.Acting on specific information about presence of militants in Ahmad Nagar locality near Soura, security forces

PTI [ Updated: April 13, 2014 22:12 IST ]
militants security forces exchange fire in kashmir cop
militants security forces exchange fire in kashmir cop injured

Srinagar: A policeman was wounded in a brief exchange of fire with militants in a locality here today, police said.


Acting on specific information about presence of militants in Ahmad Nagar locality near Soura, security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation.

As they zeroed in on their target, militants fired at security forces that retaliated and in the ensuing exchange of fire, a policeman was wounded.

Security forces have laid a cordon around the houses where the ultras are believed to be hiding, police said.

Further details are awaited, they said.

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