Anantnag, Mar 11, KDC: Two local militants were killed in an encounter that raged between security forces and militants in Kandipora village of Bijbehara area in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday.
A police officer told the news agency KDC, that two local militants have been killed so far while a search operation is on in the area. However identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained.
He said that operation was suspended on Wednesday night due to darkness and operation resumed on Thursday morning.
On Wednesday evening reports reaching to news agency KDC said a joint team of Police, Army’s 03 RR and launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific inputs about the presence of some militants in the area.
The joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.
Meanwhile, as a precautionary measure, internet services have been snapped in the entire Anantnag district. (KDC)