Authorities on Saturday suspended the internet services in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district following an encounter between the government forces and militants at Aripal Tral area of Pulwama district.
Reports said that soon after the news of an encounter spread, the internet services in the district were restricted by the authorities. An official said that the service has been suspended for the “precautionary measures”.
Earlier, encounter began at Tral mixed contingents of government forces launched a Cordon and Search Operation in the area.
The exchange of firing was going on when this report was filed.