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Gunfight in Shopian, one trapped militant’s father died of heart attack

Srinagar: Acting on a tipoff, Indian army’s 34 RR, JK police’s Special Operations Group and central police CRPF’s 14bn cordoned Kundalan village of Shopian in the wee hours on Tuesday, triggering a fierce gunfight.

In the exchange of fire, a junior commissioned officer (JCO) and an army man were injured.

While the JCO has been shifted to army’s 92 Base hospital in Srinagar for specialized treatment, reports said that at least three militants are trapped inside the house of Mohammad Yaqoub Parray in the village.

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