Encounter Starts in Srinagar, One Militant Killed

KL Report

SRINAGAR

One militant is reported to be killed, while other is engaging police and government forces in an encounter in Srinagar’s Ahmad Nagar area.

According to reports, acting on tip of, Police party stopped a vehicle which they say had at least two militants inside in Srinagar’s suburb Ahmad Nagar. Retaliating, the militants attacked the police and resulting in death of one militant. The other militant according to reports has taken shelter in nearby house and has engaged forces. Ahmad Nagar is believed to be launching pad of militants to enter in city of Srinagar.

Locals told Kashmir Life over phone that heavy gun shots are heard and panic has gripped entire area. This has led police to put more checking points in place.

The security establishment according to insiders are on toes as this is second attack in day after Uri ahead of Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi first scheduled election rally in Srinagar.

 

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