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Kupwara encounter: One militant dead in gunfight with security forces

The Security Forces Had Besieged A House In Nagri Village Where A Hizbul Militant Was Believed To Be Hiding. This Led To A Gunbattle Between The Two Sides. Security Forces Surrounded The House After Receiving Information About Militants Hiding There, Police Said.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 28 Jun 2016, 04:36:42 PM


An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Kupwara area of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. The security forces have gunned down one militant.

The security forces had besieged a house in Nagri village where a Hizbul militant was believed to be hiding. This led to a gunbattle between the two sides. Security forces surrounded the house after receiving information about militants hiding there, police said.

This comes just two days after the Pampore attack in which 8 CRPF men were killed and 22 others were injured during an encounter between the security forces and militants. Last week, 7 militants were killed in 3 encounters in the district.

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First Published : 28 Jun 2016, 10:50:00 AM

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