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Militant casualties feared in Bijbehara encounter

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Bijbehara,Nov 23 CNS: A Predawn gunfight broke out between militants and goverment forces in Sekipora area of Bijbhera in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday.

Reports said that a joint team of army’s 3RR and SOG Anantnag launched a cordon and search operation in Sekipora.

As soon as goverment forces intensified searches towards suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon goverment forces triggering an encounter.

SSP Anantnag Altaf Khan said that contact has been established with militants after having credible information about their presence.

As per sources three to four militants are believed to be trapped in the area. Till this story was filed intermittent firing was going on.

Updated: Latest reports said that the bodies of 6 militants have been retrieved from the encounter site