After brief lull, firing resumes in Nawakadal Srinagar

Government forces during a search operation in Kashmir
Government forces during a search operation in Kashmir (Photo Credit: Reshi Irshad)

SRINAGAR — After a brief lull, the exchange of firing resumed between militants and government forces in Srinagar.

The firing had earlier stopped after a pre-dawn encounter broke out in Nawakadal area of Downtown Srinagar.

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Police sources said that there was no firing for more than four hours after initial exchange of gunfire between the two sides. “The firing has resumed,” they said.

As a precautionary measure, authorities have suspended voice calling and mobile internet services in Srinagar.

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This is the first gunfight in Srinagar city after August 05, 2019.

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