Encounter Underway In South Kashmir’s Bijbehara

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Srinagar- An encounter is underway between government forces and militants in Bijbehara area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday, police said.

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

He said that as the joint team of forces intensified searches towards the suspected spot, hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated to, triggering an encounter.

He said that the exchange of fire was going on and two to three militants are believed to be trapped in the area.

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