J&K terror attack: Fierce gunfight in Pampore

| Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 19:51
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Jammu and Kashmir

Latest on strings of terror attacks in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a CRPF patrolling party was targeted on Saturday in the region of Pampore by three terrorists. Seven CRPF jawans have been injured in the fierce exchange of gunfire so far. 
Terrorists consisting of three individuals created a hostage situation in Jammu and Kashmir today after they infiltrated a government office. Security forces have cordoned-off the area and all employees trapped inside the government building have been rescued by the army. 
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Security personnel are trying to flush out these terrorists who have targeted a CRPF patrolling party. The office where the terrorists have holed up is believed to be an EDI building in Pampore. So far, no one has been killed in this fresh exchange of gunfire between terrorists and the army. While civilians have been rescued and secured off from the site, there are still employees who are believed to be held hostage or stuck inside the building where the terrorists are hiding. 

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