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Srinagar gunfight: Militant killed, CRPF man injured

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Srinagar: A militant has been killed and a CRPF personnel sustained injuries in an ongoing gunfight between militants and security forces at Malbagh area of Srinagar.

A senior Police officer said that one militant has been killed and a CRPF personnel injured in ongoing encounter.


The CRPF personnel has been shifted to nearby hospital, the officer added.

Earlier, A joint team of Police and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Malbagh.

As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.(GNS)