Jammu and Kashmir: Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Anantnag district

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Updated: July 13, 2020 10:37 AM

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation early Monday morning in Srigufwara area, following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

Jammu and Kashmir, anantnag encounter, Anantnag district, Srigufwara area, defence newsNo casualties have been reported so far, the police official said. (ANI photo)

 

A militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation early Monday morning in Srigufwara area, following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter around 6.40 am when the hiding militants opened fire at the security forces, who retaliated.

One militant was killed in the operation, which was going on till last reports, the official said.

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