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Fifth Militant Killed In Ongoing Gunfight In Rafiabad In North Kashmir

SRINAGAR, AUGUST 09: The death toll in the ongoing gunfight in Dooniwari forests of Rafiabad in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district has mounted to five with the death of another militant on Thursday morning.

An official said that a militant was killed today morning in the firefight raging since yesterday morning in the dense forests of Dooniwari.

Four militants were killed while an army commando was injured in the firefight yesterday, said an army spokesman.

He said the fighting started after a joint party of the police and the army launched searches in the area following a tip-off about the presence of militants.

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