Dooru, Oct 11: A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces at Khahgund village of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday.
An official told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a joint team of Police, Army’s 19 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation 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.
“#Encounter has started at Khagund #Verinag area of #Anantnag. Police & Security Forces are on the job. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted—