Tral: CRPF trooper killed in ongoing encounter

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Srinagar: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) man was killed during an ongoing gunfight at Aripal village of Tral.

Reports said that a CRPF man who was injured in the initial exchange of gunfire at Aripal Tral on Saturday morning has succumbed to his injures.

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Earlier he was shifted to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The deceased has been identified as Mahesh Kumar of 180 Battalion of CRPF.

Meanwhile the encounter between government forces and militants is still on amid massive clashes at the gunfight site.

A top militant commander of Hizb is also trapped at the site of the encounter.

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