Cop critically injured in brief shoot-out in Srinagar, says police

A deplyement of armed forces personnel in Srinagar. [FPK File Photo/ Amir Bin Rafi]

Srinagar: A Cop was critically injured on Tuesday in a brief shootout between militants and armed forces near Zoonimar area of central Kashmir’s Srinagar district.

A top police official while confirming the incident said that a brief shootout took place in which a cop was critically injured.

The officer further said that the militant was also injured and probably has escaped from the spot.

The injured cop has been shifted to a nearby hospital in critical condition. The constable has been identified as Amir Hussain.

Meanwhile, the whole area has been cordoned off and searches are going on. (GNS)


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