Panic gripped at Chatbal, Srinagar as gunshots heard during cordon

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Srinagar: Panic gripped at Chatbal area of Srinagar district following some gunshots during a cordon and search operation in the area on Saturday morning.

SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray told GNS that a joint team of Police and CRPF laid a cordon Gasi Mohalla area of Chattabal following inputs about the presence of some militants. SSP further said that during the cordon some gunshots came from suspected spot.

He said the cordon has been tightened amid searches.

Meanwhile a police spokesman said that some exchange of firing has reported in the area.

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