WATCH | House damaged during encounter at Nawa Kadal area of Srinagar

A house was damaged in the encounter.

A residential house caught fire during an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Nawa Kadal area of Srinagar today. The inmates were evacuated from the area in the morning and no civillian was injured in the gunfight. 2 Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, including Junaid Sehrai, son of Kashmiri separatist leader and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Chairman Ashraf Sehrai, were killed in the gunbattle. Five security personnel, including a Commandant, were also injured in the encounter, which marked the first gunfight in the capital city in two years. Read more