Srinagar: Government forces Saturday killed a militant during an ongoing gunbattle in Srinagar, police said.
The militant was killed at Tabela Chattabal near Safakadal area. A police official said the militant’s body has been spotted but was not retrieved as the operation is still under way.
The militant has not been identified yet.
The official said a CRPF officer suffered minor injuries during the gunfight and has been admitted to a hospital.
Protesters pelted stones at government forces engaged in the counter-militancy operation in Chattabal and adjoining areas, triggering clashes, the official said. PTI