6 militants killed in gunfight in Anantnag

Srinagar, November 23: Six militants were killed in a gunfight in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday morning, police said.

The gunfight raged in Setkipora Bijbehara when security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area after an input about the militants’ presence around midnight.

“As the CASO was under way the militants hiding inside the area fired indiscriminately at the forces triggering a gunfight. In the gunfight six militants were killed,” a police officer said.

The identity of the slain militants is being established.

Authorities have suspended mobile internet in Anantnag district to maintain law and order.

Source Tribune India