Anantnag 24 February (KNB): A gunbattle has started between militants and security forces in a forest area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Officials said that an encounter has started at Shalgul forest area of Srigufwara Anantnag.
Team of Police, Army’s 3RR and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) launched a cordon and search operation in Shalgul forest area, during which hiding militants opened fire upon the security personnels, officials said, adding that the forces retaliated with the same response which triggered off the gun-battle.
Moreover, officials didn’t provide any information about the number of militants trapped in the encounter. (KNB)