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One Policeman, Two Militants Killed In 15-Hour-Long Encounter In J&K's Tral

Six other security personnel were injured. 

05/03/2017 11:16 AM IST | Updated 05/03/2017 11:24 AM IST
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SRINAGAR -- One policeman and two militants were killed in a gunfight that lasted over 15 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Sunday.

Six other security personnel including an army major were injured during the gunfight that started on the evening of 4 March in Tral town.

A house which was used up by the holed-up militants as a fortified bunker was demolished byt eh forces using improvised explosive devices (IEDs), the police said.

Syed Javid Mujtaba Gillani, Kashmir Inspector General of Police (IGP) has refuted rumours that a curfew was imposed in Tral.

After the fierce gunfight, protesters clashed with the security personnel.

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