South Kashmir: Gunfight rages in Anantnag

Srinagar: Encounter broke out between militants and government forces in Tengpowa area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Sunday late evening.

Reports reaching GNS that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Tengpowa.

As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.

A senior police officer also confirmed to GNS about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.(GNS)