Police personnel killed, 3 terrorists gunned down in encounter in J-K’s Srinagar

The encounter ensued after terrorists fired upon a checkpoint manned by Police and CRPF at Pantha Chowk, a police official said.
Three terrorists were killed by security forces in an encounter that broke out at Pantha Chowk in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar(HT file photo)
Three terrorists were killed by security forces in an encounter that broke out at Pantha Chowk in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar(HT file photo)
Updated on Aug 30, 2020 10:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh

An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of police lost his life and three terrorists were killed by security forces in an encounter that broke out at Pantha Chowk in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar on Saturday night.

The encounter ensued after terrorists fired upon a checkpoint manned by Police and CRPF at Pantha Chowk, a police official said.

The joint parties of the forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation there. During the search, terrorists fired upon search parties again, who retaliated, leading to an encounter, said the official.

The operation is underway and more details are awaited.

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