Gunfight between security forces, guerrillas in Kashmir

A gunfight between security forces and separatist guerrillas started Wednesday morning in a Kashmir village, police said.

"Troops of Rashtriya Rifles and Jammu and Kashmir Police surrounded a house in Lamer village in Kupwara following information about the presence of militants," a police officer told IANS.

Reports said exchange of automatic gunfire had started although there was no official word about the number of guerrillas hiding in the village, 82 km from here.

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