Military Op against militants starts in south Kashmir, says police

Armed forces personnel stand near military Op site in south Kashmir. [FPK File Photo/ Qayoom Khan]

Anantnag: A military operation against militants has started in Hangalgund Kokernag area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said.

In a Tweet, JK police wrote, “Encounter has started at Hangalgund, Kokernag area of Anantnag. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow”

Officials said that a joint team of police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Hangalgund after receiving input about the presence of militants in the area.

They also confirmed the exchange of firing between militants and armed forces personnel.


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