Gunfight rages in Anantnag

Srinagar November 23: A Predawn gunfight broke out between militants and goverment forces in Sekipora area of Bijbhera in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday.

Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of army’s 3RR and SOG Anantnag launched a cordon and search operation in Sekipora.

As soon as goverment forces intensified searches towards suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon goverment forces triggering an encounter.

SSP Anantnag Altaf Khan told GNS that contact has been established with militants after having credible information about their presence.

As per sources two to three militants are believed to be trapped in the area. Till this story was filed intermittent firing was going on.(GNS)

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