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  India   Crime  29 Jun 2020  3 militants killed in Anantnag encounter

3 militants killed in Anantnag encounter

PTI
Published : Jun 29, 2020, 9:40 am IST
Updated : Jun 29, 2020, 9:40 am IST

The security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Khul Chohar in the south Kashmir

  Security forces cordon off area where militants were holed up in Anantnag. PTI photo
  Security forces cordon off area where militants were holed up in Anantnag. PTI photo

Srinagar: Three unidentified militants were killed in an encounter with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday, police said.

The security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Khul Chohar in the south Kashmir district following information about the presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

 

The operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon a search party of the forces, who retaliated, the official said.

Three militants have been killed in the encounter so far, he said, adding that the identity and group affiliation were being ascertained.

Tags: anantnag encounter, militant killed in encounter
Location: India, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar