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Soldier wounded in ongoing gunfight in south Kashmir’s Pulwama

A police official that a joint team of the army, SOG and the CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Ratnipora following specific inputs about the presence of militants around 3 am.
Gulzar Bhat
Pulwama | Posted : Feb 12 2019 8:28AM | Updated: Feb 12 2019 8:30AM
Soldier wounded in ongoing gunfight in south Kashmir’s Pulwama
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A soldier was wounded during a gunfight that broke out between militants and the government forces in Ratnipora village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.

A police official that a joint team of the army, SOG and the CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Ratnipora following specific inputs about the presence of militants around 3 am.

He said the militants opened fire on the forces during searches. "The forces immediately returned the fire, triggering a gunfight,” he said.

The official an army man suffered injuries during the initial round of fire. He was shifted to a hospital for treatment, said the official.

The gunfight was underway when this report was being filed.

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