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Soldier, guerrilla killed in Kashmir gunfight

Sopore:Army personnel on patrol duty in Sopore of Jammu and Kashmir
Sopore:Army personnel on patrol duty in Sopore of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district where a gun battle is going on between army and militants on Sep 2, 2015.

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Baramulla , 02 Sep 2015

A soldier and a Hizbul Mujahideen guerrilla were killed in a gun battle on Wednesday in a village in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, officials said.Security forces surrounded a house in Ladoora (Rafiabad) village early on Wednesday morning after learning that militants were hiding there. This triggered a fierce gun battle between the two sides.

The soldier from the Rashtriya Rifles and a militant died in the gun battle, a police official told IANS.The slain militant was later identified as Riyaz Ahmed, a resident of Sopore.Officials later said he was the only militant holed up inside the house.

 

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