Military Op against militants starts in Anantnag, says police

An armed forces personnel stationed near site of a military operation in Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/Zainab]

Anantnag: A military operation against militants has started in Anantnag district of south Kashmir, police said on Tuesday evening.

As per police, the operation against militants has started in Kreeri Dooru area of Anantnag district. The personnel of the army’s 19 Rashtriya Rifles and Jammu and Kashmir Police are on the spot, it said.

Pertinently, this is the second military operation south Kashmir witnessed in the last 2o hours. Earlier, the operation against militants was conducted in Pandoshan area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday.

The operation was today called off as militants fled from the site of operation. However, in the initial exchange of fire, two civilians were injured and one among them succumbed in the hospital later. An armed forces personnel was also killed in the operation.


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