5 Security Men Injured In Srinagar Gunfight


Srinagar: Five security men were injured on Saturday in an ongoing gunfight between militants and security forces on the outskirts of Srinagar city.

Police sources said the five security personnel, including a soldier, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper and three policemen, were injured in the fighting in Mujgund area.
“The injured men have been shifted to a hospital,” an official said. Locals said three houses in the area had been damaged in the fighting.

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The fight started after the security forces surrounded Mujgund area following information that militants were hiding there. “As the cordon was tightened, the militants opened fire, triggering an encounter,” a police officer said.