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Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorist killed, policeman injured in Kulgam gunfight Kulgam

Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorist killed, policeman injured in Kulgam gunfight

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 27 Jun 2023, 09:35 am

Srinagar: Security forces shot dead a local militant in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said on Tuesday.

A policeman was also injured in the initial exchange of fire.

Police said an encounter erupted at Hoowra Kulgam when joint teams of forces launched a cordon and search operation last night following an input about militant presence.

"In the initial exchange of fire, a policeman got injured. A local terrorist was neutralised during the gunfight, police said.

They said the identification and group affiliation of the slain is being established.

Police said incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from the encounter site.

"A search operation is going on," they added.

(With UNI Inputs)

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