Six militants have been killed in an encounter at south Kashmir’s Bijbehara area of district Anantnag, Police said.
In a statement issued here a police spokesperson said that six militants were killed in the encounter that started during the pre-dawn hours of Friday.
He said that arms and ammunition has been recovered from the site.
The identity of slain militants is being ascertained.
Reports said that a joint team of army’s 3RR and SOG Anantnag launched a cordon and search operation before dawn in Sekipora following inputs about the presence of militants.
As soon as the forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened fire, triggering a gunfight