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After brief lull, fresh contact established with hiding militants in Pulwama

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PULWAMA: After a brief lull, a fresh exchange of fire has started between government forces and militants in the Mitrigam area of Pulwama on Wednesday.

An official told that a joint team of police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Mitrigam Murran.

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight, he said. He said that during the initial exchange of fire one soldier received injuries and was shifted to the hospital for treatment.

He said that after a brief lull, fresh contact has been established with militants, and an exchange of fire is on—(KNO)


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