Gunfight Underway in South Kashmir’s Anantnag

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Srinagar- A gunfight is underway between state forces and militants in Poshkreeri areaof Anantnag district of south Kashmir, police said on Sunday.

A cordon-and-search operation was launched in the Poshkreeri area of Anantnag during the night following information about the presence of militants, a police official said.

He said as the forces were conducting searches, the militants fired upon them.

The forces retaliated, triggering a gunfight, he added.

The exchange of firing is going on and further details are awaited, the official said.

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