Brief exchange of firing in Anantnag


Srinagar, A brief exchange of firing was reported between militants and forces after forces laid siege around Dehruna area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday morning.

Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of Army’s 19RR and SOG Anantnag launched a search operation in Dehruna.

A senior police officer told GNS that there was some initial exchange firing with militants when forces approached towards suspected after having reliable inputs about the presence of some militants.

The officer further said that firing has stopped from both sides but we have tightened the cordon and have sealed all exit points, the officer added.(GNS)