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New Jersey Fire: Six Including a Cop Killed in Gunbattle:- Six people including a senior cop got killed in a furious gunbattle in New Jersey on Tuesday (local time). The streets of Jersey were filled with sounds of heavy fire for hours. The dead included the two gunmen, Jersey City Police Chief Michael Kelly said. Detective Joseph Seals, the 40-year-old cop tried to stop the incident but was killed. The incident took place near a cemetery and soon the shooting continued in Kosher Supermarket where five others were killed. Two other officers were wounded and they have been rushed to a local hospital informed the authorities.
The bullets started flying early in the afternoon in the city of about 270,000 people, situated across the Hudson River from New York City. Seals was shot at 12.30 PM and the gunmen traveled to another part of the city in a stolen van. The gunmen were shot in the supermarket and the battle took place for hours. The kosher grocery is a central fixture in a growing community of Orthodox Jews who have been moving to Jersey City in recent years. The cops are yet to reveal the details about the incident and the investigation is currently on.
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