Encounter breaks out in Srinagar’s Pantha Chowk

Srinagar, December 31 (KNS): An encounter broke out between militants and the security forces in Pantha Chowk of central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Friday evening, police said here.

An official told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that a joint team of forces cordoned off the area following the presence of militants in the area.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel

He said that as the forces zeroed in on the suspected spot, hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.

Meanwhile Kashmir Zone police tweets, #Encounter has started at PanthaChowk area of #Srinagar. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice (KNS)

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