J-K: Security forces gun down 2 Hizbul terrorists in encounter in Anantnag
Jammu: In an encounter that broke out in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir this morning, the security forces today gunned down two terrorists, belonging to Hizul Mujahideen terror outfit.
An official said the encounter broke out after security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Muniward village of Khanabal area of the district, following specific information about presence of militants.
An encounter erupted when the militants opened fire on the forces who retaliated, the official said, adding the exchange of fire is underway.
This is a joint operation of the army, Jammu and Kashmir, and the Central Reserve Police Force.
The entire area has been cordoned off. Authorities have suspended internet services as a precautionary measure.
Further details are awaited.