Three militants killed in Panthachowk encounter in Srinagar: Police
Srinagar, Dec 31: Three militants were killed besides three policemen, and a CRPF personnel were injured in Panthachowk area of Srinagar city during a nocturnal gunfight, police said.
“Three militants were killed in the gunfight and three policemen, one CRPF personnel suffered injuries,” a tweet by the Kashmir Zone police said.
“One of the killed #terrorists has been identified as Suhail Ahmad Rather of #terror outfit JeM. As revealed during yesterday’s PC, Suhail was also involved in #ZewanTerrorAttack. All terrorists involved in Zewan attack have been #neutralised: IGP Kashmir,” the tweet said.
Pertinently, six militants were killed on Thursday in south Kashmir during two encounters at Verinag and Kulgam.