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7 killed including 5 policemen in armed clash in Pakistan: local media

ISLAMABAD, July 28 : An armed clash between police and fugitives early Tuesday in Diamer district of Gilgit-Baltistan region in north Pakistan left at least seven people dead, including five policemen and two civilians, local media reported.
According to the reports, a group of fugitives opened fire at the police personnel of the Counter Terrorism Department in the wee hours on Tuesday morning when the police were conducting a search operation in Ronai area in Chilas region of Diamer district. Police and security forces rushed to the site and shifted the bodies to a hospital.
Security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation, but have not found the assailants who ran away after the attack. No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the incident yet.(Xinhua)

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