Encounter with terrorists in Srinagar’s Batmaloo : Gunfight underway, One cop dead

Kashmir Vally

Srinagar, Aug 12 : A Special Operations Group policeman  was killed and two CRPF personnel were also injured in an encounter with terrorists near Batamaloo area in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday while gunfight is still underway.

Two terrorists have been captured, Kashmir zone police tweeted.

Upon receiving a tip-off about the holed-up terrorists, the security forces cordoned off the Deyarwani locality in Batmaloo area.

Senior police officer Shesh Paul Vaid tweeted the encounter is going on.

“As the cordon was tightened, the militants fired at the security forces triggering the ongoing gunfight,” police sources said.

“One policeman and two CRPF troopers were also injured.”

As a precautionary measure, authorities have suspended mobile internet services in Srinagar.Mobil and internet services has been suspended in the area.

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