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J-K: One more terrorist killed in Poonch, gunfight underway

Updated: Sep 12, 2016 10:51 IST      
J-K: One more terrorist killed in Poonch, gunfight underway

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Sept. 12 (ANI): One more terrorist was killed in the ongoing encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch on Monday.

The total number of terrorists killed so far is four.

In the fierce firefight that ensued, one personnel of Jammu and Kashmir Police was killed while two Army Jawans, one Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel and one civilian sustained injuries.

Firing resumed on Monday morning in Poonch where the encounter started yesterday.

The Poonch attack began when terrorists holed up in an under-construction building close to an Army camp opened fire at police when the latter tried to cordon off the premises.

In another incident, four terrorists were killed at the Line of Control in Nowgam sector of Handwara during an infiltration bid on Sunday.

Kashmir is witnessing unrest post the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani in an encounter with security forces on July 8. (ANI)

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