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Militant killed, soldier injured in Sopore gunfight

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A militant was killed in a gunfight with security forces in Sopore, Kashmir, on Saturday morning. One soldier was also injured.

The police said his body was yet to be retrieved.

The gunfight began in Malmanpora area after a joint team of the Army's 22RR, the police and the CRPF launched a cordon and search operation.

“The search party came under fire from hiding militants and in the gun battle that followed, the miltant was killed,” said the police.


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