Tribune News Service
Srinagar, August 30
Three militants and an Assistant Sub Inspector of a counter-insurgency unit of Jammu and Kashmir Police have been killed in a gunfight at Panthachowk encounter in metropolis outskirts right here on Sunday.
The encounter erupted late Saturday, an hour after bike-borne militants attacked a ‘naka’ celebration close to Panthachowk during which no damage befell.
“Soon after the shooting, a cordon and search operation was launched in the area that led to the encounter. In the encounter three militants and an ASI of police were killed,” a police official mentioned.
Since Friday, ten militants have been killed in three operations.