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Published:January 7th, 2012 11:13 EST

One Militant Dead, Two Cops Injured in Sopore Attack in Kashmir

By SOP newswire2

Srinagar: Two policemen and three civilians were wounded in a militant attack on a police station in the Baramulla district of Sopore on Saturday. 

A militant was killed in a cross-firing, as search operation launched by security forces soon after the attack. 

The militants hurled a grenade at the bunker of the security forces in Sopore town of north Kashmir followed by firing at around 11:30 am, police said.

Two policemen and one civilian were injured in the incident, they said. 

Later, one militant was killed during a search operation launched by the security forces.

Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched a search operation as they suspect another militant is holed up in the cordon area. (AIP News) 

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