Gunfight rages in Anantnag’s Marhama area

Gunfight in Kashmir
Government forces lay siege during a gunfight in Kashmir (Photo Credit: Reshi Irshad)

SRINAGAR — An encounter rages between militants and government forces in Marhama Bijbehara of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday.

Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of Police and the Army launched a cordon and search operation in Marhama.

As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about the exchange of firing between the militants and security forces.

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Pertinently, two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were killed yesterday in Dooru Anantnag in a gunfight.

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