1. Encounter breaks out between security forces and militants in Anantnag district of Kashmir

Encounter breaks out between security forces and militants in Anantnag district of Kashmir

A woman civilian was killed in a cross-firing between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Saturday, police said.

By: | Srinagar | Published: July 1, 2017 8:35 AM
Jammu and kashmir, Anantnag district, Batpora village, Anantnag district, Jammu and Kashmir cross-firing “Security forces were fired at when they launched an operation in Batpora village after a tip-off about the militants hiding in a house,” the police said in a statement here.”

A woman civilian was killed in a cross-firing between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday, police said. “Security forces were fired at when they launched an operation in Batpora village after a tip-off about the militants hiding in a house,” the police said in a statement here.” “In the cross firing, the woman was wounded and later succumbed to her injuries.” The statement said: “Some militants are still holed-up in the house. Efforts are ongoing to take out the civilians.” “The militants are using the civilians as human shield,” it added.

More details are awaited.

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