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Gunfight breaks out in Kandi forests of Kupwara

Srinagar: A gunfight broke out between militants and armed forces in Kandi forests of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday morning, reported the GNS.

Reports said that a joint team of army’s 47 RR, 28 RR and SOG launched a cordon-and-search operation at Portel Nad and Razdan Nad – upper reaches of Kandi connecting Lolab forests.

Reports said that there was heavy firing in the forests while the joint team launched searches in the area. An army officer said that the operation was launched in the woods following intelligence inputs about the movement of suspected militants in the area.

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