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2 security men hurt in Kulgam gunfight

Srinagar, August 12

Four people, including two security personnel, were injured in an encounter that broke out between militants and security forces on Thursday after the ultras fired upon a BSF convoy on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway at Malpora in Kulgam district.

Officials said the convoy was on its way to Srinagar from Jammu. A police spokesperson said there were no injuries in the initial attack but the assailants were trapped as a cordon was laid around the area.

“Terrorists fired upon BSF convoy at NHW #Kulgam. No injury reported. However, terrorists trapped,” the police quoted IGP, Kashmir Vijay Kumar as saying.

The spokesperson said reinforcements were called in as senior officers of the police, the CRPF and the Army were also present on the spot. A CRPF jawan and an Army jawan were injured in the exchange of fire, which was intermittently going on, they added. — PTI

Arms, drugs seized

Security forces seize arms and drugs at Hajitara Taad of Karnah area in Kupwara district
Police say 1-kg heroin, 15 hand grenades, 5 pistols, 150 pistol rounds, 2 detonators seized

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