SRINAGAR:A terrorist was killed in an encounter with
here on Sunday, police said.
Based on specific intelligence inputs about the presence of terrorist in the
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.