Four militants have been killed in a gunfight that raged between government forces and militants in forest area of Shalgul Srigufwara in Bijbehara belt of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday.
A local news gathering agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) quoting an unnamed police officer reported that four unidentified militants have been killed so far while as the operation is on in the area.
Earlier, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 03 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.
He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.
Meanwhile, as a precautionary measure, internet services have been snapped in whole Anantnag district—(KNO)