SRINAGAR: A gunfight broke out between militants and counter insurgent forces in Andwan Sagam area in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Sunday early morning.
#Encounter has started at Andwan Sagam area of #Anantnag. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow.@JmuKmrPolice
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) May 14, 2023
Reports said that a joint team of Army, CRPF and Police launched a cordon and search operation in Andwan Sagam area after having credible inputs about the presence of some militants in the area.
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.