Police issues advisory to people living around Fateh Kadal encounter site


In an advisory issued by Srinagar police, the general public is requested not to go near the Fateh Kadal encounter site as it is being sanitized and cleared by Bomb Disposal (BD) squad of J&K Police, the police spokesman said.

A team of mixed contingents of Govt forces outside the gunfight site in Fateh Kadal area of downtown Srinagar on October 17, 2018. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

He said that entering in such area can prove dangerous due to un-cleared explosive materials. People are requested to cooperate with police till area is properly checked and cleared by police from all the explosive materials.

Two militants, policeman, and civilian were killed during a gunfight in Fateh Kadal today early morning.  The policeman has been identified as Komal from Reasi district of Jammu and the slain civilian, a house owner has been identified as Rayees Habibullah.

Meanwhile, all educational institutions have been closed and Internet suspended in the Srinagar district in view of the gunfight


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