SRINAGAR: A gunfight broke out between militants and counterinsurgent forces at Tangpawa area in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Sunday late night.
Reports said that a joint team of Army, CRPF and Police launched a cordon and search operation in at at Tangpawa area after having credible inputs about the presence of some militants in the area.
#Encounter has started at Tangpawa area of #Anantnag. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow.@JmuKmrPolice
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) October 9, 2022
As the joint team of Army, Police and CRPF approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon forces triggering an encounter.
When last reports came intermittent firing was going on.