Two militants killed in Pantha Chowk encounter  

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By Fast Kashmir on 25/06/2017. 2 Comments

Two militants killed in Pantha Chowk encounter   


SRINAGAR | JUNE 25: Two militants were killed in a gunfight between militants and government forces in Pantha Chowk area on the outskirts of Srinagar.

Encounter has ended with the killing of militants. The bodies of two militants are lying in a room inside Delhi Public School building.

Earlier, two Army personnel were injured today in an encounter with militants who took refuge inside the premises of the Delhi Public School near the Srinagar- Jammu National Highway after attacking a CRPF party in Pantha Chowk area last evening.

A police official said security forces launched an offensive to flush them out the militants this morning. “The exchange of fire between security forces and militants began at around 3.40 am and is going on intermittently,” he said.

“Two Army personnel were injured in the gunbattle today,” the official said. He said the injured have been taken to a hospital. The militants had entered into the premises of the DPS Srinagar last evening after carrying out an attack on CRPF personnel deployed on road opening duty near the school. (PTK)


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