Srinagar: Three militants and an ASI of police were killed in a gunfight in Panthachowk area of Srinagar district that started on Saturday night.
“SrinagarEncounterUpdate: 02 more terrorists killed (total 03). Operation going on. Further details shall follow,” tweeted Kashmir Police.
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) August 30, 2020
Police said that the identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained.
The gunfight broke out late last night after security forces launched a search operation to trace the militants who opened fire on a joint naka party of the police and CRPF in Pantha Chowk.