Cop, militant killed; three soldiers, two civilians injured in Kulgam gunfight: police

The condition of the injured soldiers was not immediately known.
Cop, militant killed; three soldiers, two civilians injured in Kulgam gunfight: police
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Srinagar Jan 12: A Jaish militant and a policeman were killed while three army soldiers and two civilians were injured in an ongoing gunfight in the Pariwan area of south Kashmir's Kulgam district on Wednesday night.

"KulgamEncounterUpdate: One police personnel SgCt Rohit Chhib attained #martyrdom, 03 Army soldiers got injured. 02 civilians also got minor injuries. 01 #terrorist of #terror outfit JeM killed. #Operation continues, " IGP Kashmir said in a statement.

The condition of the injured soldiers was not immediately known.

The encounter broke out shortly after security forces cordoned off the area following inputs about the presence of militants there.

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