Militants escape after brief firefight with security forces at SKIMS Bemina

A police spokesman said the militants managed to escape by taking advantage of civilian presence.
Militants escape after brief firefight with security forces at SKIMS Bemina
Security forces at the entrance of SKIMS Bemina where a brief exchange of fire took place on Friday, 5 November 2021.Aman Farooq for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar, Nov 5: Militants and security forces briefly exchanged fire at SKIMS Bemina in Srinagar on Friday, officials said.

In a tweet, a police spokesman said: "There was a brief firefight between terrorists and security forces at SKIMS hospital Bemina. Terrorists managed to escape taking advantage of civilian presence."

A police official said that a search operation was underway in the area.

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