Encounter breaks out between security forces, terrorists in Anantnag...Video

Encounter in Anantnag (file pic)Aasif Suhaf, Srinagar, June 18: Two militants were killed during an encounter between militants and forces at Marhama Bijbihara in Anantnag, South Kashmir. One army personnel also lost life and other got injured. Operation is still going on.An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said.

Based on inputs about the presence of terrorists in Bijbehara area of the south Kashmir district, the security forces launched a cordon and search operation there in the morning, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after the terrorists fired upon the forces, who retaliated.

The exchange of firing was going on when last reports came in, the official said.

There were no reports of any casualties on either side so far, he said, adding that further details were awaited.

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