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Pulwama gunfight: Civilian, four army men killed, fresh exchange of gunfire at site

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Srinagar: A civilian and four army men, including a Major, were killed and an army man wounded in a gunfight in Pinglena area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday.

Quoting reports, news agency GNS said that a joint team of army’s 55 RR, CRPF and SOG launched a cordon and search operation during early hours today following inputs about the presence of some militants.

As the joint team of forces intensified the searches and fired some warning shots towards the suspected spot, the militants opened fire triggering off a gunfight, the report stated.

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