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Standoff between army, ultras continues
November 19, 2003 17:08 IST
A 22-hour standoff between the army and two to three ultras holed up in the BSNL exchange building in Indira Nagar in Badami Bagh area in Srinagar was showing no signs of ending on Wednesday afternoon, even as security forces fired rockets and mortar shells at the building.
The militants entered the building after killing a Central Reserve Police Force head constable and three other jawans at 1815 IST on Tuesday, official sources said.
Two army personnel, including a captain, were injured during an exchange of fire initiated by security forces to provide cover to the trapped SSB personnel, official sources said.
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