Srinagar: A policeman has been injured in the ongoing gun-battle that raged in Batamaloo locality of the capital city here this morning.
Special operations group (SOG) of police assisted by paramilitary CRPF in the wee hours today laid a siege around Deyarwani locality of Batamaloo and stated cordon and search operation, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. When the searches were in progress, the militants hiding in a residential house opened random fire upon the forces in a bid to break the cordon.
The government forces, witnesses said returned the fire triggering off a gun-fight. In the exchange of gunfire, one policeman was injured.
The injured cop has been removed to the hospital for treatment.
More details emerging