Gunfight underway in south Kashmir's Bijbehara

The number of trapped militants was not immediately known.
Gunfight underway in south Kashmir's Bijbehara
An army vehicle leaves encounter site after the gunfight in south Kashmir. [Representational picture]File/ Mir Wasim for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar May 11: A gunfight broke out on Wednesday between militants and security forces in Marhama area of Bijbehara in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.

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

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The number trapped militants was not immediately known.

The encounter is believed to have broken out after security forces cordoned the forest area following a tip off about the presence of militants.

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