Nowgam gunfight: Authorities close schools, colleges in Srinagar

Reports said that the gunfight broke out around 2 AM in Sathu area of Nowgam. They said two militants are belived to be trapped inside a house.

Authorities on wednesday morning ordered the closure of all schools and colleges in Srinagar district in view of a gunfight between militants and the government forces in Nowgam area on the city outskrits.

An official said the decision has been taken as a precautionary measure to avoid law and order situation in the district.

Reports said that the gunfight broke out around 2 AM in Sathu area of Nowgam. They said two militants are belived to be trapped inside a house.

Further details are awaited.