Mobile phone services restored in Srinagar after 20 hours
The mobile phone as well as internet services were suspended in Srinagar on Tuesday morning when the gunfight broke out between militants & forces in Nawakadal area of Srinagar where Junaid Sehari was killed
Junaid Sehrai among two militants killed in Srinagar encounter
Top militant Commander and son of pro-freedom leader was among the two militants killed in Kashmir capital Srinagar encounter on Tuesday.
The encounter began around 2 am after a joint team of the CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir Police launched a cordon and search operation in Dana Mazar Nawakadal area of Srinagar city following inputs about the presence of militants.
Shortly after the area was brought under siege, mobile internet and mobile telephony services, except on BSNL postpaid, were snapped in Srinagar.
A police official told news agency KNT that a cop and two troopers were injured in gunfight. Militants trapped in the house, fired upon search party and there was intermittent exchange of fire.
“It was a congested area while before launching an operation, locals in the neighbourhood were evacuated safely,” the official said.
He said that the house was blasted and two bodies of militants were recovered there. “One body belongs to Junaid Sehrai while the identity of another militant is being ascertained,” he said.
He added that prima facie it seems the second body is of a Shopian militant Tahir Ahmed.
Juniad, an original inhabitant of Lolab Kupwara joined militancy in March 2020. He was the son of top pro-freedom leader Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai. He had done MBA from Kashmir University
Srinagar encounter update : two militants killed / weapons recovered
Search operation underway
Srinagar Encounter Update : Internet and Voice Snapped
Update : After mobile internet Services, voice calling services have also been barred except BSNL in Srinagar District.
There is complete lull near the encounter after initial exchange of firing, however operation continues
Update : Mobile internet service have been snapped in Srinagar as gunfight rages in Nawakadal area Of Srinagar between militants and Security forces
The suspension of Data Services came into existance as a Security measure
After a longtime gunfight breaks out between militants and goverment forces in Nawakadal area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Tuesday.
Reports said that a joint team of Police and CRPF launched cordon search operation in Nawakadal.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter.
A senior police officer also confirmed about the exchange of firing between forces and militants. As per the sources one to two militants are believed to be trapped.
More details will follow
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