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Gunfight starts in Srinagar

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Srinagar: An encounter has broke out in Nawa Kadal area of old city Srinagar, police said.

Police sources said that an encounter started after a contact was established after a mid-night cordon was launched.

Kashmir zone police also confirmed on its twitter handle that a gunfight has started in Nawa Kadal area of city. A top police officer said that a gunfight is on in Nawa Kadal area of city.

This is after a long lull of almost two years that a gunfight has  been witnessed in Srinagar.

Police sources said that after initial contact and exchange of firing, an explosion took place after which there was no firing—(KNO)