Security forces fired at by militants in J&K's Anantnag; combat underway

A search and rescue operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire at the security forces

Security forces in J&K (Image for representational purpose)
Security forces in J&K (Image for representational purpose)


An encounter broke out Sunday between the militants and security forces in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

The security forces had launched a search and cordon operation in Andan in Sangam area of the district following information about the presence of militants there, a police officer said.

According to the police, there were no reports of any casualties so far on either side and the combat was still underway.

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