Encounter Underway Between Security Forces, Militants In J-K’s Shopian And Anantnag

Security forces are engaged in an exchange of fire with militants in Shopian and Anantnag districts of Jammu and Kashmir as two separate encounters broke out Saturday, police said. In the south Kashmir district of Shopian, police said that security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in the Hadipora area based on specific information about the presence of militants.

One unidentified terrorist neutralised in the ongoing encounter in Hadipora of Shopian. Operation underway.

The official said that as the forces conducted the searches, militants fired upon them, ensuing an encounter. The official added that the exchange of fire is underway and further details are awaited. Meanwhile, another gunfight erupted in Anantnag district, the official said.

The gunfight broke out at Semthan in the Bijbehara area of the south Kashmir district after security forces launched a cordon and search operation based on intelligence input about the presence of militants, the official said.

He said further details were awaited.

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