J-K encounter: Brief exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces in Anantnag

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 30 March 2019, 08:31 AM
A joint search operation by the Jammu and Kashmir Police, CRPF and the Army is underway. (Photo: ANI)
A joint search operation by the Jammu and Kashmir Police, CRPF and the Army is underway. (Photo: ANI)

There was a brief exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces at 1 am in Tangpawa village of the Kokarnag area in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Saturday. A joint search operation by the Jammu and Kashmir Police, CRPF and the Army is underway.

On Friday, as many as two terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Sutsu village of Budgam district. There was heavy firing from both sides and four security personnel were injured.

On Thursday, one terrorist was killed in an encounter in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The Jammu and Kashmir Police, Indian Army’s 30 RR and CRPF are carrying out the joint operation. Earlier in the day, three terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Keller area of Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. CRPF, Army and Jammu and Kashmir police had launched a joint operation in the area. On Wednesday, terrorists shot dead a civilian in Kachdoora village of Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. He was identified as Tanveer Ahmed (24) from Bemnipora, Shopian. Police have registered case has been registered and an investigation has been started. Security forces have cordoned the area to nab the attacker.

First Published: Saturday, March 30, 2019 07:02 AM
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