6 Militants killed in Kashmir encounter
Srinagar: Six militants were killed on Friday, 23rd November 2018, in a gun battle with security forces in south Kashmir’s Bijbehera area after the Indian Army and state police launched an operation, officials said.
“We have recovered war-like stores from encounter site,” army spokesperson Rajesh Kalia said.
The operation is still in progress, according to officials.
Officials said they had information that six or seven militants were hiding at Seikpora village and when search and cordon operation began in early hours it turned into an operation.
In an earlier incident, an exchange of fire broke out between security forces and terrorists in Kulgam’ s Khudwani area in Jammu and Kashmir, news agency ANI reported. One civilian was killed. Further, all those injured were admitted to a hospital. Meanwhile, security forces had to cordon the area to undertake search operation.