Two militants killed as Srinagar gunfight ends: Police

Government forces during a search operation in Kashmir
Government forces during a search operation in Kashmir (Photo Credit: Reshi Irshad)

SRINAGAR — Two militants were killed, while as two paramilitary personnel of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were injured in an encounter at Alamdar Colony in Danmar area of central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Friday.

Officials sources said that during the gunfight, two CRPF personnel were also injured identified as SI Bupinder Sharma (25) of 21 BN and Constable Unish Ahmad Dar (35) of 73 BN. Both were shifted to 92 base hospital for treatment, where their condition is said to be stable.

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Inspector General of Police for Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said that two unidentified militants were killed in today’s encounter.

IGP further said that so far 78 militants have been killed this year in the Valley.

Out of 78 militants, 39 militants were killed from LeT where as the rest belonged to Hizb, Al-Badr, JeM and AuGH, IGP added.

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