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CRPF personnel injured in gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir

A CRPF personnel was injured in an encounter between militants and security forces in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Published: 21st September 2020 11:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st September 2020 11:00 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

SRINAGAR: A CRPF personnel was injured in an encounter between militants and security forces in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, police said.

The security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Nawad area of Charar-e-Sharief in the central Kashmir district after receiving information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

As the forces were searching the area, the militants fired upon them, injuring a CRPF personnel.

The forces retaliated, ensuing an encounter, the official said.

The exchange of firing was going on, the official said, adding that further details were awaited.



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