Six terrorists were killed on Friday morning in a fierce encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation based on inputs about the presence of terrorists in a Sekipora area of Bijbehara.
Jammu and Kashmir police had earlier tweeted “exchange of fire between Security force and #terrorists at #Bijbehara District #Anantnag. Security forces on Job. Details will follow.”
Police have recovered arms and ammunition from the site of encounter.
Search operation is underway.
Authorities have suspended mobile internet services in Anantnag district as a precautionary measure.
More details are awaited.