Two militants killed in southern Kashmir’s Anantnag

Government forces during a gunfight in Kashmir
Government forces during a gunfight in Kashmir (Photo: Reshi Irshad)

ANANTNAG — One more militant has been killed in an encounter that broke out between militants and government forces in Viddy Srigufwara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday morning, taking the toll of slain militants to two.

An official said that two militants have been killed while as search operation is on in the area.

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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.

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He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated and triggered an encounter.

Meanwhile, as a precautionary measure, the internet services have been snapped in Anantnag district.

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