South Kashmir: Militants switch houses as gunfight continues in Pulwama village

The gunfight between militants and government forces in Bahmnoo village of Pulwama district in south Kashmir continued on Monday night with the former switching the houses.
South Kashmir: Militants switch houses as gunfight continues in Pulwama village
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The gunfight between militants and government forces in Bahmnoo village of Pulwama district in south Kashmir continued on Monday night with the former switching the houses.

Local reports said that militants, believed to be three in number, managed to position themselves in another house after forces blasted the first one where they were initially trapped.

The exchange of fire, which started around 7 am, was going on at 10 pm, when last reports came in.

Two militants – Kifayat and Jehangir Khanday – have so far died in the gunbattle while scores of protesters have been injured in clashes.

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