Militant killed in Srinagar gunfight

Srinagar: Security forces killed one militant in an ongoing gunfight in Srinagar’s densely populated Chatabal area on Saturday, police said.

Following a tip-off about the presence of militants in the area, security forces including state police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel surrounded Gasi Mohalla.

“One holed-up militant is still engaged in the gunfight with the security forces,” police sources added.

A CRPF officer has been injured and internet services were suspended across the Srinagar district.

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