Security forces on Thursday morning achieved major success by eliminating three terrorists during encounter in Batamaloo area of Srinagar today. A firefight between the terrorists and security forces started this morning when following specific information about the presence of ultras, search and cordon operation was launched in Firadausabad area of Batamaloo.
While the cordon was being laid, terrorists who were holed up inside one of the houses, opened indiscriminate fire killing 45-year-old woman identified as Kaunsar Riyaz.
Deputy commandant of 117 Bn of CRPF, identified as Rahul Kumar, who was leading one of the columns also sustained bullet injuries and was subsequently shifted to 92 Base hospital for treatment. His condition is now said to be stable.
With the killing of three terrorists, security forces have thwarted nefarious design of anti-national elements to destabilise peace in Srinagar city and outskirts.