Militant killed in Srinagar, another one escapes: Police

Police personnel deployed in Kashmir [FPK File Photo/Zainab]

Srinagar: An unidentified militant was killed in a shootout with the police at Natipora area of Srinagar after attacking a police party while a second militant managed to flee, police said Friday.

Kashmir zone police tweeted: “Militants fired at Srinagar Police team (at Natipora). Police also retaliated. During the ensuing chance #encounter, one militant got neutralised but one escaped. Arms & ammunition recovered. Identification being ascertained.”

A police official said that the “entire area has been sealed and the manhunt has been launched to nab the second militant who managed to flee from the spot”.

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