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Encounter: Mobile internet services temporarily suspended in Srinagar

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

services were temporarily suspended here in the summer capital of and today in the wake of an anti-militancy operation in Batamaloo area of the city, police said.

The internet on was suspended in the early hours of the morning after an encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Deyarwani area of Batamaloo in the pre-dawn hours, a said.

He said the service was barred as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order and to stop rumour mongering.

The said the was then restored in the afternoon after the gunfight ended.

Two militants were arrested while a cop was killed and five other security forces personnel were injured during the encounter.

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 13:50 IST