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CRPF personnel killed, terrorist shot down in encounter in Srinagar’s Malabagh

Two to three terrorists are believed to be trapped in the congested locality.

india Updated: Jul 02, 2020 23:54 IST
hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
Hindustan Times, Srinagar
An encounter broke out in Srinagar’s Malabagh
An encounter broke out in Srinagar’s Malabagh(ANI)

A CRPF trooper and a terrorist were killed in an encounter at Srinagar’s Malabagh locality that began late Thursday evening, police said.

Two to three terrorists are believed to be trapped in the congested locality.

A a cordon and search operation was launched in the area, near Habak Crossing, after a tip-off about presence of militants there, a police official said. The operation turned into an encounter after terrorists opened fire towards the security personnel, the official added.

More details are awaited.

(with inputs from PTI)

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