Srinagar, April 16 : Encounter broke out between militants and government forces in Watnar Kokernag area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday.
Reports said that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in Kokernag.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off a gunfight.
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A senior police officer also confirmed about exchange of firing between militants and security forces.(GNS)