Gunfight breaks out in south Kashmir's Kokernag

The number of trapped militants was not immediately known.
Security forces at an encounter site in south Kashmir. [Representational photo]
Security forces at an encounter site in south Kashmir. [Representational photo]Mir Wasim/GK File

Srinagar April 16: A gunfight broke out in Watnar area of Kokernag in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Saturday afternoon.

"Encounter has started at Watnar, #Kokernag area of #Anantnag district. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow, " a police spokesman said.

The encounter is said to have started after the security forces cordoned the area following a tip off about the presence of militants there.

The number of trapped militants was not immediately known.

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