Security stepped up after four killed in Srinagar gun battle

Troops are guarding the streets of Srinagar in conflict-ridden Jammu and Kashmir state after a clash between alleged militants and security forces that claimed the lives of four people, including a commando. Police said officer Kamal Kishore was killed in the six-hour exchange, along with Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Mehraj-ud-Din Bangroo, his associate Faid Mushtaq Waza and a civilian, Rayees Ahmad. Two […]