Gunfight rages at Kreeri in northern Kashmir’s Baramulla

Srinagar: Gunfight broke out between militants and government forces in Kreeri area of northern Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

The gun-battle broke after army’s 29 RR, special operations group (SOG) of police and CRPF laid a siege around Utoora village of Kreeri in the wee hours today and started searches. 

Militants hiding in a residential house opened fire upon the search team in a bid to break the cordon.

The government forces returned the fire triggering off a fierce gun-battle. The exchange of gunfire was going on when the last reports came in.

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