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Policeman killed in Kashmir gunfight

Rouf Pampori

Rouf Pampori

5 Dariya News

Sopore , 16 Nov 2016

A policeman was killed in a gunfight with militants in north Kashmir on Wednesday, police said.Following specific information, about a group of militants hiding in the Zaloora forest near Sopore town of Baramulla district, security forces launched an operation, a senior police officer told IANS.As the security forces, including troops of 20 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operations Group, closed in on the hiding militants, "the insurgents opened indiscriminate fire killing a police constable," the official said.The slain policeman was identified as Muhammad Shafi.According to police sources, the militants appeared to have escaped, however, the officer said the combing opereation was on. 





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