Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in Srinagar

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SRINAGAR:A terrorist was killed in an encounter with

security forces

here on Sunday, police said.
Based on specific intelligence inputs about the presence of terrorist in the

Zoonimar area

of the city, security forces launched a cordon-and-search operation this morning, a police official said.
He said as the forces were conducting searches in the area, terrorist fired upon them.
The forces retaliated leading to a gunfight.
An unidentified terrorist has been killed in the encounter, the official said.
The exchange of fire is going on.
Authorities have suspended mobile


services in the city as a precautionary measure, the official said.
Restrictions on the movement of people have also been imposed in most parts in downtown areas of the city, the official added.

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