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Gunfight in city outskirts: Militant killed, soldier injured; searches on

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Encounter

Srinagar, July 25: an unidentified militant was killed and a soldier injured in a gunfight in Ranbirgarh area in outskirts of Srinagar district on Saturday, officials said.
Officials said that Police and army’s 29RR launched a cordon-and-search-operation in the area on specific information about the presence of the militants. As the joint team approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering off the gunfight. In the initial firefight a soldier was injured and was shifted to hospital. Later, they said, an unidentified militant was killed.
“One unidentified militant was killed. Searches are going on. Further details shall follow,” a police official said.

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