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Woman, militant killed, CRPF officer injured in Srinagar encounter

Woman, militant killed, CRPF officer injured in Srinagar encounter

Srinagar, Sep 17 (UNI) A woman and a militant were killed and a CRPF officer was injured in an encounter which ensued after security forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in Srinagar, on Thursday.

Official sources said that that following specific information about presence of militants, a joint CASO was launched by Special Operations Group (SOG) of J&K police and CRPF at Batmaloo in Srinagar in the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday.

They further said when security forces were moving towards a particular area, militants hiding there, fired at them with automatic weapons. 'The security forces retaliated ensuing in an encounter,' they stated.

They further stated that a woman was critically injured in the initial exchange of fire, adding the wounded was rushed to a hospital where she was declared brought dead. 'An unidentified militant was killed while a CRPF Deputy Commandant was injured in the encounter so far,' they affirmed.

The sources further affirmed that the injured officer has been rushed to Army’s 92 Base Hospital in Srinagar.
'The operation was still going on when the reports last came in,' they said, adding additional security forces have been rushed to further cordon off the area to foil any attempts by militants to escape.
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