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Pulwama Gunfight : Two soldiers injured, operation underway

Umar Rashid

Pulwama, Sep 15: Two army men were injured in an ongoing gunfight at Marvel area of Kakapora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama District on Tuesday.

An official told Kashmir Despatch that two army soldiers received splinter injuries in an initial exchange of fire and were rushed to MI hospital where both are undergoing treatment.

He said operation in the area is underway.

Earlier, a joint team of forces conducted searches in the area following inputs about presence of some militants.

The search operation was turned into gunfight after hidding militants fired upon them.

A police officer told Kashmir Despatch sofar no militant has been Killed, operation is in process.

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