South Kashmir: Fierce predawn gunfight rages in Pulwama village

South Kashmir: Fierce predawn gunfight rages in Pulwama village
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Pulwama: A fierce pre-dawn gunfight rages between militants and government forces in Dalipora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district Thursday. 

Reports said that a joint team of government forces including army’s 55 RR and Jammu and Kashmir police cordoned off Dalipora area after inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

As the joint team intensified searches, the hiding militants fired upon them triggering an encounter.

A senior Police official confirmed that some exchange of firing has taken place between militants and government forces. 

As per locals, heavy firing continued for some time in the area. 

There was a lull in the exchange of fire while this report was being filed.