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Militant killed in ongoing Rajouri gunfight: Police

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Rajouri: One militant was killed in an ongoing encounter that raged in Mehari village of Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police, Rajouri and Poonch range, Vivek Gupta told news agency (KNO) that on the basis of a specific input, a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) was launched by Army’s Rashtriya Rifles and police in Kalakote area of Rajouri district.

“During the search operation, exchange of fire took place in which a militant has been killed,” DIG said, adding that the operation is going on and the entire area has been sealed.

He further informed that the identification of militant is being ascertained.

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