Terror hideout busted in Sangam area
STATE TIMES NEWS
Srinagar: An encounter broke out Sunday between the terrorists and security forces in the Anantnag district, police said.
The security forces had launched a search and cordon operation in Andan in Sangam area of the district following information about presence of militants there, a police officer said.
The operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire at the security forces.
According to the police, there were no reports of any casualties so far on either side and the combat was still underway.
Meanwhile, security forces have busted a terrorist hideout after a brief exchange of fire with the ultras in Anantnag district, police said.
The security forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Andan in the district’s Sangam area following information about the presence of terrorists there, a police officer said.
The officer said the militants opened fire on the security forces and a gunfight ensued.
The ultras managed to escape and in a subsequent search, blankets and other stores were found in a “cave-like” hideout, the officer said.
There are no reports of casualties on either side, police said.