Srinagar, Nov CNS: Six militants were killed in a gunfight in Sekipora area of Bijbhera in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, army said on Friday.
An army spokesman in Srinagar said that six militants were killed in the gunfight. “Six militants killed, weapons and warlike stores recovered. Operation in progress,” said the spokesman.
The identity of the slain militants was not immediately known.
Earlier police said that an exchange of fire took place between Security force and militants at Bijbehara (in) District Anantnag. Security forces (are) on Job. Details will follow,” police said on Twitter.
Reports said that a joint team of army’s 3RR and SOG Anantnag launched a cordon and search operation before dawn in Sekipora following inputs about the presence of militants.
As soon as the forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened fire, triggering a gunfight.