New Delhi (NVI): An encounter between terrorists and security forces is underway at Kandipora area of Bijbehara in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said.
A joint team of Police and Army launched a cordon and search operation in Kandipora Bijbehara area in Anantnag.
“Encounter has started at Kandipora #Bijbehara area of #Anantnag. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” the Kashmir Zone Police said in tweet.
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) March 10, 2021
As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists fired upon the them, triggering off a gunfight, police officials said.
Yesterday, Al-Badr chief Ganie Khwaja was killed in an encounter with security forces in Tujjar area of Sopore in North Kashmir’s Baramulla.