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Restrictions in Srinagar as anti-terrorist ops enters 2nd day

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

After an overnight lull, an encounter between security forces and terrorists hiding in a building in area in resumed today, as authorities imposed precautionary restrictions in parts of the city in wake of the operation, officials said.

A (CRPF) said the gunbattle between terrorists and security forces resumed at day break this morning. He said the security forces were preparing for a final assault when the terrorists opened fire.

No new casualty has been reported today.

A CRPF jawan was killed and a was injured in the encounter yesterday. The CRPF has claimed it thwarted the attempt by terrorists to attack its camp in area.

The incident came days after (JeM) terrorists attacked an camp in Sunjuwan area of Jammu, killing six people including five soldiers. Three terrorists were also killed in retaliation by the

In wake of the security operation underway in Karan Nagar, authorities imposed restrictions in parts of - the summer capital of - to maintain law and order, a said.

Restrictions have been imposed in eight police station areas as a precautionary measure, the said.

He said curbs, under Section 144 of the CrPc, have been imposed in Nowhatta, Rainawari, Khanyar, Safakadal, M R Gunj, Kralkhud, Shaheedgunj and police station areas.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 12:05 IST