Militant injured in shootout now in Srinagar hospital

Militant injured in shootout now in Srinagar hospital

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Militant injured in shootout now in Srinagar hospital
Srinagar, March 30 (IANS) Police said on Friday that a Hizbul militant injured in a shootout with the Army in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district is being treated in a hospital here.
A police statement said Asif Ashraf Malik of Krawoora Shopian, who had been active since 2017 with the outlawed Hizbul Mujahideen, had been admitted with a bullet injury to the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) in Srinagar.
"Preliminary investigation suggests he was injured in the incident of yesterday (Thursday) at Ahgam where militants from a car opened fire on an Army patrol." The troops fired back.
The police said they were investigating the incident, including who accompanied the injured militant to the hospital.
--IANS
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