Three militants and an assistant sub-inspector of Jammu and Kashmir Police had been killed in a gunfight on the outskirts of the metropolis right here on Sunday, police said. Militants fired on a joint ‘naka’ of police and the Central Reserve Police Power (CRPF) at Pantha Chowk keep of abode late on Saturday evening, a police first rate said. He said the joint events of the forces cordoned off the keep of abode and launched a search operation there.
At some stage in the searches in the keep of abode, the militants all over again fired on the quest birthday party of the forces, who retaliated, leading to an attain upon, the first rate said. A tight cordon become maintained at some level of the evening and the firing resumed this morning, he said. He said three militants had been killed in the gunfight. An assistant sub-inspector of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Babu Ram, become furthermore killed in the operation, the first rate added. The operation is going down and additional details had been awaited, he said.