A Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist was killed in a gun battle with safety forces on Tuesday in Nawa Kadal locality of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir, a senior police officer mentioned.
Three safety pressure personnel have been additionally injured in the course of the operation, which is underway, the officer mentioned.
The operation started round midnight when safety forces encircled a cluster of homes within the dense neighbourhood of town. Native residents mentioned they heard an trade of fireside within the locality round midnight.
Cellular web service within the metropolis has been suspended as a precautionary measure, officers mentioned.
“#Encounter has began at #Kanemazar #Nawakadal space of #Srinagar. JKP and CRPF are on the job. Additional particulars shall observe,” Kashmir zone police had tweeted earlier.