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Encounter Breaks Out Between Terrorists, Security Forces In Srinagar

Encounter Breaks Out Between Terrorists, Security Forces In Srinagar”

An encounter between the security forces and an unspecified number of militants is underway in Srinagar's Nawakadal area.

"The operation was launched at around 2 am and the contact with militants was established immediately when the suspected area was being cordoned", a police officer said.

The security forces involved in the operation comprised jawans from the Central Reserve Police Force and the Jammu and Kashmir Police. "Further details shall follow", said Kashmir Zone Police.

Forces personnel the site of encounter in Srinagar on Tuesday May 19,2020. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur
Forces personnel the site of encounter in Srinagar on Tuesday May 19,2020. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

Notably, the shootout between militants and security forces took place in Srinagar after nearly two years.

Sources claimed that two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists are trapped in the area but the security forces have chose to carry out searches in the morning. He said mobile internet and mobile telephony services, except on BSNL postpaid, have been snapped in the city as a precautionary measure.

Forces personnel the site of encounter in Srinagar on Tuesday May 19,2020.

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