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J-K: Encounter between security forces and terrorists continues for 2nd day

December 09, 2018 09:59

An encounter between terrorists and the security forces on the outskirts of Srinagar entered into the second day on Sunday, police said.
A cordon-and-search operation was launched near the Srinagar-Bandipora road in Mujgund area on Saturday evening. 

The encounter ensued after a forces' party was fired upon by some terrorists, a police officer said.
The gunfight resumed this morning and the operation to flush out the terrorists is on, the officer said.
He said while the firing was stopped for the night, the forces had cordoned of the area to stop the militants from escaping. 

Authorities have suspended mobile Internet services in the city as a precautionary measure, the official added. -- PTI  

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