J&K: Gunfight erupts again in Poonch

| Monday, September 12, 2016 - 11:57
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Jammu: Gunfight erupted again on Monday morning in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, the same place where four persons were killed on Sunday, police said.

A senior police official told IANS that the gunfight started again from the under construction mini secretariat building in Poonch town, the site of Sunday's firing.

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"The building and adjacent areas were surrounded and exchange of fire were continuing between the security forces and some surviving militants still holed up in the building," the official said.

The victims comprised three militants and a policeman, while five others -- a police official, a civilian and three soldiers -- were injured.

Sunday's gunfight ended with the killing of the militants.


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