3 terrorists killed in Srinagar encounter

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Shopian encounter
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Srinagar: Three terrorists were killed in a late night encounter with security forces in Pantha Chowk area of Srinagar.

Three policemen and a CRPF trooper were also injured in the gunfight, police said, adding they were hospitalised.

The encounter started some minutes past midnight and the 3 cops and a CRPF personnel were injured in initial firing by the terrorists.

About an hour later, the police said 3 terrorists had been eliminated.

“#SrinagarEncounterUpdate: 03 unidentified #terrorists killed. #Incriminating materials including #arms & ammunition recovered. Search going on,” the police tweeted, quoting IGP Kashmir.