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.
Security forces at the entrance of SKIMS Bemina where a brief exchange of fire took place on Friday, 5 November 2021.
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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