At least one policeman and three militants were killed on Wednesday after an encounter broke out in Fateh Kadal area of Srinagar. Four other security personnel were injured in the encounter. Search operations are underway. The site of the encounter is close to where two National Conference workers were killed by suspected militants earlier this month.
Speaking to The Indian Express, DIG, Central Kashmir, V K Birdhi said three militants were killed in the encounter and search operations are underway. “We lost one policeman and four security personnel have been injured,” he added. The slain cop is from the Special Operation Group of the J&K Police.
The J&K Police tweeted, “On a specific information cordon and Search Operation was launched at Syed Ali Akar Fateh Kadal in Srinagar which turned into an encounter. Three militants were killed in this encounter. One police man was also martyred. Details to follow.”