Two Militants Killed In Srinagar Encounter: Police

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Srinagar- Two Pakistan militants involved in the recent attack on a CRPF personnel in the city were killed, while three government forces personnel were injured in an encounter here on Sunday.

Government force launched a cordon and search operation in Bishember Nagar area of the city after receiving inputs about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

As the forces were conducting the searches in the area, the militants fired upon them.

The joint forces retaliated, resulting in an encounter in which two militants were killed, the official said.

He said three forces forces personnel were also injured in the encounter.

The militants hurled a grenade at the encounter site due to which a CRPF personnel and two policemen received splinter injuries, he said.

The injured were shifted to the Army’s 92 base hospital here.

The search operation is on, he added.

In a tweet on the handle of Kashmir Zone Police, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said two slain militants were involved in the attack on the CRPF in Maisuma area of the city on April 4 in which a trooper of the force was killed and another was injured.

“02 #Pakistani #terrorists who were involved in recent #terror attack on CRPF Personnel, neutralised in #Srinagar #Encounter. Arms & ammunition, other incriminating materials recovered,”┬áthe IGP said on Twitter.


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