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New Delhi, Nov 7: Six women have been dead after being hit by a train near Rambhadrapur station when they were returning from Chhath Puja celebrations in Darbhanga, Bihar. People are all set to celebrate Chhath Puja in various parts of the country. It is a festival that is celebrated with great pomp and gaiety where Hindu devotees worship and celebrate the Sun God and his wife. Early this morning, gunfight started at Wangam in Shopian sector of Jammu and Kashmir. The fierce battle was reported to be between 62-RR, police, and terrorists. In the gunfight, one army personnel injured so far and one terrorist has been killed. As per reports, the injured soldiers have been evacuated and are stable.

The national capital witnessed heavy smog blankets and situation has been the same over past one week. Residents of Delhi are struggling to cope with hazardous air pollution. Locals there have expressed their concern over the dangerous smog on Twitter. Delhi is suffering from heavy smog situations for the seventh consecutive day today.

Due to the alarming pollution levels, Municipal schools in north and east Delhi will remain closed till Wednesday. Schools in south Delhi will remain shut for the entire week, NDTV reported.  “Schools of East Delhi Municipal Corporation will also remain closed till November 9,” said an EDMC official. “All SDMC schools will remain closed till November 12 due to the high level of pollution and smog,” South Delhi Municipal Corporation Mayor Shyam Sharma said. “We have ordered the schools to remain shut till November 9. We will assess the situation after that and take a decision accordingly,” North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) Mayor Sanjeev Nayyar said.

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