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Militant killed, cop injured in Achabal brief gunfight

Police says injured cop is stable


Srinagar, Sep 08 (KNS): A militant was Saturday killed while a policeman sustained injuries in a brief encounter that raged between forces and militants in Achabal area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Police said that a police picket was attacked in Achabal area today following which the police retaliated, thus resulted in a brief encounter.
“In the gunfight, one militant was killed whose identity is being ascertained while as a policeman also sustained injuries who was shifted to hospital,” police said in a tweet.
Police said that the injured policeman is stable.
They added that a weapon was recovered from the gunfight site. (KNS)