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Kulgam Gunfight: IGP, GoC Victor Force ‘Supervising Operation’

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KULGAM: IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar and General Officer Commanding of Victor Force, Major General Rashim Bali, on Thursday evening reached Mirbazar in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district where a gunfight is underway between militants and joint forces.

The IGP said that he along with the GoC victor force was supervising the operation at the spot. So far a CRPF trooper, Umesh Singh son of Prabu Singh of Jharkhand, has suffered injuries in the encounter which had ensued after militants attacked a BSF convoy on Jammu Srinagar Highway at Mirbazar.

Earlier, police in a tweet said: “(militants) fired upon BSF convey at NHW Kulgam. No injury reported. However, (militants) trapped. EOF on. Reinforcement reached. Senior officers of Police, CRPF & Army on the spot: IGP Kashmir.”(GNS)


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