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Verinag gunfight: One militant killed, cop injured; operation on

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Police went to pick up OGW but turned into gunfight Says official

VERINAG: An unidentified militant was killed and a policeman suffered injuries after an encounter broke out between militants and security forces at Khagund area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday.

A senior police official told that on specific information police went to pick up an OGW. As soon as the police party approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the police party leading to an encounter.

The police officer further said that during the exchange of firing, one unidentified militant was killed, while a cop also received a bullet wound. He was shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. He further said one pistol and one grenade has been recovered while the operation is going on—(KNO)


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