Srinagar: Three militants and a civilian lady had been killed, whereas two CRPF personnel, together with an officer, sustained accidents in a predawn gunbattle on Thursday in Batamaloo space of town, officers mentioned.
Safety forces launched a cordon and search operation in Firdousabad locality in Batamaloo space at round 2.30 am following details about the presence of militants there, the officers mentioned.
They mentioned the search operation changed into an encounter after militants opened hearth on safety forces.
One civilian recognized as Kaunsar Riyaz was killed within the firing, whereas two CRPF personnel, together with an officer, had been injured, the officers mentioned.
The injured personnel had been taken to hospital and the operation was nonetheless in progress, they mentioned.
Within the ensuing encounter, three unidentified militants had been killed, police tweeted, including the searches had been nonetheless happening.
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