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​Gunfight breaks out in Indian-controlled Kashmir
By Xinhua


Friday, October 16, 2020, 17:41
By Xinhua

On this June 18, 2020 file photograph, a safety automobile patrols close to the positioning of a gunbattle between suspected militants and authorities safety forces at Meej Pampore space of Pulwama district in South of Srinagar. (PHOTO / Newpaper24)

SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir – A gunfight between militants and authorities forces broke out Friday in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police stated.

Kashmir, the Himalayan area divided between India and Pakistan, is claimed by each in full. Since their independence from Britain, the 2 sides have fought three wars, two solely over Kashmir

The gunfight erupted at Chadoora space of Budgam district, about 16 kilometers south of Srinagar metropolis, the summer time capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir.

“A gunfight began between militants and joint contingents of police, paramilitary and armed forces in Chadoora in the present day,” a police spokesman stated. “The stand-off between the 2 sides is underway and additional particulars are awaited.”

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Officers stated the realm was cordoned off following particular intelligence info suggesting the presence of militants.

Police suspect the presence of two to a few militants within the space.

“The alternate of fireplace is underway within the space,” a police official posted in Budgam stated.

Gunfights between militants and authorities forces happen intermittently within the area.

Militant teams opposing New Delhi’s rule are engaged in a guerrilla conflict with Indian troops within the area since 1989.

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Kashmir, the Himalayan area divided between India and Pakistan, is claimed by each in full. Since their independence from Britain, the 2 sides have fought three wars, two solely over Kashmir. 

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