Military operation against militants starts in south Kashmir, 3rd in last 12 hours

Armed forces near a military operation site in Pulwama. [FPK Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Anantnag: A military operation against militants has started in Khush Roi Kalan area of Srigufwara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said on Saturday.

Police officials said that a joint team of police, Army, and CRPF  launched a search operation after receiving information about the presence of militants in the area.

They said that as the joint team of forces intensified searches towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them triggering the operation.

Pertinently, this is the third military operation against militants in south Kashmir in the last 12 hours.

Earlier, four militants were killed in twin operations- two in Chowgam Shopian and two others were killed in Hardumir Tral.


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