J&K: Encounter breaks out in Tral last night, internet service snapped

An encounter has started at Bilalabad area of Tral in Jammu and Kashmir.

Police and security forces are present at the spot. Further details shall follow, said the Kashmir Zone Police.

“An operation launched by Awantipur police and exchange of fire started at Brinthal Tral. Awantipur Police and local Security Force unit are on the job. This is the second encounter in the last 24 hrs and third in the last 48 hours,” said Director General J&K police, Dilbag Singh.

The gunbattle between terrorists and security forces was halted till morning on Tuesday late evening.

As per officials, there was exchange of intermittent firing during the late evening.

Meanwhile Mobile internet service has been suspended in PD Awantipora as a precautionary measure.

Further more details are awaited.

Earlier during the day Bijbehara operation culminated with the killing of two terrorists responsible for the killing of a CRPF jawan and a child 3 days ago, he added.