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JK: Six JeM men gunned down

By Mukhtar Ahmad In Srinagar
Last updated on: May 17, 2008 13:39 IST
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Six JeM militants were gunned down in an encounter with security forces at Tral in South Kashmir on Saturday. 

A Defence spokesman said a heavily armed JeM team ambushed a CRPF team in Lurgam, 40 km from Srinagar on Saturday morning.

"The security forces are engaged in a fierce gunbattle," Colonel Manjinder Singh told

He said a huge cache of arms and ammunition had been recovered from the militants.      

The operation is still continuing. 

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Mukhtar Ahmad In Srinagar