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)