Budgam Gunfight: Internet service suspended in district

Srinagar : Internet services were snapped in Budgam on Wednesday following a gunfight between militants and security forces in Kuthpora village of Chattergam in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

An official said that telecom operators have been asked to suspend the mobile internet services “as a precautionary measure”.

Two militants were killed and three army men injured in the gunfight. Reports said clashes between youth and forces personnel broke out in the area.

Earlier, the gunfight started after the forces launched a cordon and search operation in Kuthpora village of Chattergam after receiving specific intelligence inputs about the presence of militants.

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