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a fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frighten

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Two militants were killed Thursday morning in a gunfight in Doda district, 269 km south of Srinagar city, summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir.
Police said three rebels, wearing combat uniforms, staged a gunfight in Kathua district of Kashmir on Friday morning when they stopped a private vehicle on a road and then opened indiscriminate fire, leaving one civilian dead and three others injured.
BEIRUT: Residents from the Beit Jfar and Jabal Akroum villages of Akkar held a reconciliation with the support of the Army, the state-run National News Agency reported, after a series of gunfights divided the villages.
In his article, Regimental Chief Warrant Officer Albaugh references a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) study which shows that the action/reaction lag times among suspects and law enforcement officers render the first few seconds of a gunfight critical to survival.
India: Indian security forces claimed Monday they had killed five foreign militants during a gunfight in a forested area in the restive region of Kashmir.
In that Combat Shooting book from Gun Digest, I talk about champion shooters who were also champions in terms of winning gunfights.
More than 100 people have been killed in bomb attacks and gunfights in Nigeria's second largest city Kano, according to a senior local government security source, in a coordinated strike claimed by Islamist sect Boko Haram.
We have retrieved the bodies of the bandits from Meghan estuary of the bay (of Bengal) following more than three hours of gunfight," said local police chief Mizanur Rahman.
27 /PRNewswire/ -- North Carolina's mountaintop family destination, Ghost Town in the Sky, brings to life Wild West Days throughout November with gunfights by the Internationally Famous Ghost Town Gunfighters.
The gunfights usually happen in front of the Oatman Hotel, which has a story or two itself.
Black does all of this and more, unashamedly offering one of the gunfights to end all gunfights, with a series of military missions set in the present day.
Knowledgeably written by Larry Thomas Ward, Canon City, Colorado: Every Picture Tells A Story offers the reader an engaging and colorful history of a genuine "Wild West" town complete with stagecoaches, saloons, bar fights, hangings, gunfights, and vigilante justice.
A cinematically inclined author who writes big visuals, including explosions, car wrecks, and gunfights, Rice also creates rich, enigmatic characters along with his plot reversals.
Authentic cowboy and Indian encampments on the bank of the Kern River, local mine tours, gold-panning demonstrations, arts & crafts show featuring the works of local artisans, staged Western gunfights, live music, dancing and storytelling all will turn the clock back for this popular annual celebration of "Wild West" culture.
SRyNAGAR (CyHAN)- Three militants were killed in two separate gunfights in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said on Thursday.