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Gunfight erupts again in J&K

SRINAGAR, AUG 26 (UNI)  Security forces blocked the road at historic Ganta Ghar with concertina razor wires as strict curfew has been imposed  to  foil “Azadi March” called by separatists in Srinagar on Firday. UNI PHOTO-59U
SRINAGAR, AUG 26 (UNI) Security forces blocked the road at historic Ganta Ghar with concertina razor wires as strict curfew has been imposed to foil “Azadi March” called by separatists in Srinagar on Firday. UNI PHOTO-59U

Jammu: Gunfight erupted again on Monday morning in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, the same place where four persons were killed on Sunday, police said.

A senior police official told IANS that the gunfight started again from the under construction mini secretariat building in Poonch town, the site of Sunday’s firing.

“The building and adjacent areas were surrounded and exchange of fire were continuing between the security forces and some surviving militants still holed up in the building,” the official said.

The victims comprised three militants and a policeman, while five others a police official, a civilian and three soldiers were injured.

Sunday’s gunfight ended with the killing of the militants.

IANS

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