A gunfight between militants and a joint team of forces broke out in South Kashmir on Friday morning.
The joint team of Jammu and Kashmir Police, the Indian Army and paramilitary personnel cordoned off the Mumamhal neighbourhood of Arwani in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district after receiving intel about the presence of militants in the village.
As the team zeroed in on the target, the militants opened fire, leading to a gunfight.
“The encounter has started at Mumanhal (Arwani), area of Anantnag. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” J&K Police said in a tweet.