Anantnag, Oct 17 : A gunfight broke out between militants and security forces in Larnoo area of Kokernag belt in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday.
An official told , that a joint team of Police, army’s 19 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.
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He said that as the joint teams of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.
A senior police officer also confirmed the exchange of fire between forces and militants.
As per the sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped in the area.