Tuesday 24 April 2018

Soldier killed in gunfight near paramilitary camp in Kashmir

A police spokesman said the building near the camp in Srinagar where the gun battle was taking place had been cleared of all civilians.

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By Associated Press Reporters

At least one soldier was killed when two gunmen opened fire near a paramilitary camp in the main city of Indian-controlled Kashmir.

The attack came hours after government troops ended a two-day gun battle with three armed men at an army camp in another part of the disputed region.

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Rajesh Yadav, a spokesman for the Central Reserve Police Force, said the building near the camp in Srinagar where the gun battle was taking place had been cleared of all civilians.

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Police chief SP Vaid said the area had been cordoned off and troops were exchanging fire with the gunmen.

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