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March 01, 2019 18:49:42 | Agencies

Handwara gunfight: Two more forces personnel killed, toll 4

A CRPF Inspector was among four government forces personnel killed while eight others including a commandant of the paramilitary forces were injured in the gunfight at Babagund Langate area of Handwara in Kupwara district on Friday.

Official sources told a local news agency that when a joint search team of police, CRPF and army went to retrieve the militant bodies amid a lull, one of the two militants, earlier believed to be dead stood up and fired indiscriminately leading to injuries to CRPF Inspector, a policeman and five government forces personnel including army men who were later on shifted to hospital.

The condition of CRPF commandant is stated to be serious, they said.

 (GNS)

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March 01, 2019 18:49:42 | Agencies

Handwara gunfight: Two more forces personnel killed, toll 4

              

A CRPF Inspector was among four government forces personnel killed while eight others including a commandant of the paramilitary forces were injured in the gunfight at Babagund Langate area of Handwara in Kupwara district on Friday.

Official sources told a local news agency that when a joint search team of police, CRPF and army went to retrieve the militant bodies amid a lull, one of the two militants, earlier believed to be dead stood up and fired indiscriminately leading to injuries to CRPF Inspector, a policeman and five government forces personnel including army men who were later on shifted to hospital.

The condition of CRPF commandant is stated to be serious, they said.

 (GNS)

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