A 45 year old woman and a militant was killed in an ongoing gunbattle in Batamaloo area of Central Kashmir's Srinagar district on Thursday.
A senior police officer said that, a lady identified as Kounsar Riyaz of Batamalo recieved bullet wound during cross firing, she was immediately shifted to hospital, where doctors declared her brought dead.
He further told that an unidentified militant has been killed in an ongoing gunfight and a Deputy commandant of CRPF also recieved bullet wound and was subsequently shifted to 92 Base hospital for treatment.
Earlier, according to the reports, a joint team of Police and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Batamaloo.
As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off a gunfight.(GNS)