The Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday said that a gunfight started in Methan area of Srinagar.
“Second encounter has started at Methan area of Srinagar. Police and CRPF are on the job. Further details shall follow,” the police said in a statement posted on its official Twitter handle.
Earlier, a militant was killed while as another managed to escape in a brief shootout in Natipora near post office area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district.
A police officer said that militants fired upon police party near Natipora, which was retaliated triggering off a brief gunfight.
In the gunfight one militants was killed while as another militant managed to escape the spot, he said.