Nocturnal encounter breaks out in Srinagar outskirts
Srinagar, Oct 9: A nocturnal gunfight has started between militants and government forces in Methan area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district on Saturday.
Reports said that a joint team of Police and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Methan.
As the joint team of forces encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.
A senior police official confirmed the exchange of fire between militants and security forces.
Pertinently, one militant of LeT was killed on Friday evening in a brief shootout with police in Natipora area.