Jammu and Kashmir: Two militants, one CRPF man killed in encounter outside Srinagar

Written by Adil Akhzer
| Srinagar |

Updated: February 6, 2020 8:29:30 am

Security forces at the site of the encounter on the outskirts of Srinagar on Wednesday. (Express Photo: Shuaib Masoodi)

Two militants and a CRPF man were killed after a shootout on the outskirts of Srinagar on Wednesday morning. While security officials said that another “terrorist” was injured in the shootout, the family member of the injured said he was a “civilian”.

On Wednesday morning, a special checkpoint was set up by J&K Police and CRPF at Lawaypora area on Srinagar-Baramulla highway following intelligence inputs, said officials.

Addressing a press conference in Srinagar, J&K DGP Dilbag Singh said the militants fired at the deployment which was retaliated. “Terrorists fired on a special checkpoint of CPRF and police on the city outskirts, on Srinagar- Baramulla road. They were on a two-wheeler, and in the retaliation, two terrorists were killed and one got injured. He is currently undergoing treatment,” Singh said.

CRPF Special DG (J&K Zone) Zulfiqar Hasan, who was also at the conference, said the forces had stopped the two-wheeler as three people were on it and none were wearing helmets. “The last pillion rider got down and immediately from his pheran he took…

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