Gunfight rages in Anantnag

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A CRPF man stand guard during a gunfight in south Kashmir
A CRPF man stand guard during a gunfight in south Kashmir

SRINAGAR — An encounter has started between militants and government forces in Hangalgund area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday.

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

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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