A gunfight broke out between militants and counterinsurgent forces in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday.
Reports said that a joint team of Army and SOG launched a cordon and search operation in Kutto area of Bijbehara town after having credible inputs about the presence of some militants in the area
As the joint team of forces approached the suspected, the hiding militants fired upon forces triggering an encounter.
While confirming the news Police tweeted “Exchange of #fire between #securityforces & #terrorists in #Anantnag. Area under #cordon. Details will follow.”
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) July 30, 2019
When last reports came in an exchange of firing was going on.