J&K: Three Terrorists Gunned Down By Security Forces In An Encounter In Srinagar's Batamaloo
J&K: Three Terrorists Gunned Down By Security Forces In An Encounter In Srinagar's BatamalooArmy soldiers during an encounter in J&K (Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Three terrorists have been killed in an ongoing encounter at Batamaloo in Srinagar on Thursday (17 September), officials said.

The firefight between terrorists and security forces took place after security forces laid a cordon and launched a search operation on the basis of a specific information about the presence of terrorists in the area.

As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire that triggered the encounter.

The J&K police took to Twitter to inform that three terrorists were killed in the encounter. The police further said that search operation is going on.

Security forces are yet to reveal the identity of the dead terrorists.

A Deputy Commandant of CRPF also got injured during the encounter. A civilian also died during the exchange of fire between security forces and terrorists, reports Zee News.

(With inputs from IANS)

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