Woman killed, two youth sustain bullet injuries as encounter rages in Anantnag

Srinagar: Forces during the wee hours of Saturday laid a siege in the Birnhi Batpora Dailgam area of Anantnag district after specific inputs about militant presence.

According to reports militants fired upon the forces triggering an encounter. A woman was hit in the cross fore and later succumbed to her injuries.

Clashes are going on near the encounter site. Amid clashes two youths have also sustained bullet injuries and are being treated at the district hospital Anantnag.

According to police, the encounter is taking place in a new locality with very few houses between Ganai Bagh and Dreenth area of Dialgam.

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