Anantnag gunfightImage credit: UNI
Gunfight erupts in Kashmir's Anantnag as hiding militants open fire on security forces
Srinagar/UNI: A gunfight erupted between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Sunday, officials said.
Police said the gunbattle erupted at Cheki Dudoo area of Bijbehara in south Kashmir during a cordon and search operation following input about the presence of militants.
“As the joint team of forces cordoned the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened fire, triggering a gunfight," a security official said.
Police and security forces are on the job.
"Encounter started at Cheki Dudoo area of Bijbehara in Anantnag district. Police and Army are on job. Details shall follow," a police tweet said.
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