Gun-battle between militants and security forces in Anantnag

No casualties in the gun-battle between security forces and militants in south Kashmir village.

Written by Agencies | Srinagar | Published: August 29, 2012 1:38:56 pm

A gun-battle took place between security forces and militants hiding in a village in Qazigund area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday,official sources said.

Troops of 9 Rashtriya Rifles and police launched a cordon and search operation in Lamad village of Qazigund area,75 km from here,following information about presence of militants there,the sources said.

They said contact has been established with the hiding militants but so far there has been no casualty reported on either side.

Army sources said one to two militants were hiding in the area and efforts are on to flush them out.

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