2 officers, 9 suspected rebels killed in gunbattle in Indian Kashmir

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October 3, 2007 11:56

 
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Indian soldiers battled Islamic militants in a forest outside Kashmir's main city, the first major clash in the besieged Himalayan region in almost two months, officials said Wednesday. At least two soldiers and nine rebels were reported killed. The firefight started early Tuesday when government troops came under heavy gunfire in Ringawari, a heavily forested village 45 kilometers north of Srinagar, the summer capital of India's Jammu-Kashmir state, said Lt. Col. A.K. Mathur, an army spokesman in Srinagar. The army spokesman said at least five suspected militants were holed up in the village and the gunbattle ended Wednesday afternoon. The army had cordoned off the village following a tip that rebels were in the area when troops came under attack, he said.

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