Terrorist killed in Srinagar encounter

Srinagar, May 19 (IANS) One terrorist was killed in an encounter underway in Srinagar that started in the middle of the night, officials said.Police issued a brief statement: “One terrorist killed in the ongoing operation in Nawakadal Srinagar since last night. Operation continues.”

Three security forces personnel — two J&K policemen and one CRPF trooper were earlier injured after the joint team launched a combing operation on a specific tip off about the presence of militants at Nawakadal in the old city area.As the security forces cordoned off the Kanemazar area and zeroed in on the hideout, militants started firing triggering the encounter.IG Kashmir Vijay Kumar told IANS this firefight between militants and security forces has taken place in Srinagar after almost two years. Mobile Internet and voice calling except for BSNL service provider has been suspended.–IANSzi/in

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