Encounter breaks out between militants, security forces in Srinagar


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SRINAGAR: An encounter broke out between militants and safety forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Tuesday, police stated.
"#Encounter has started at #Kanemazar #Nawakadal area of #Srinagar. JKP and CRPF are on the job. Additional details shall comply with," Kashmir Zone Police stated on its official Twitter handle.
A police official stated the encounter began after forces launched a cordon and search operation within the area following inputs concerning the presence of militants there. He stated cellular web and cellular telephony providers, besides on BSNL postpaid, have been snapped within the city as a precautionary measure.