MalBagh Encounter Update: Injured CRPF personnel succumbed to his injuries

Srinagar, July 02: CRPF personnel who was earlier critically injured succumbed to his injuries after a gunfight broke out between militants and forces in Malbagh area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district.

A senior Police officer told GNS that critically wounded CRPF personnel succumbed to his injury here in a hospital.

Meanwhile one militant has been killed in the encounter, searches still going on.

Earlier, A joint team of Police and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Malbagh.

As the joint team approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.(GNS)

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