A fierce gunfight raged between militants and government forces in Bagender Mohalla area of Bijbehara in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday early morning.
Reports reaching GNS said that a joint team of Army’s 3RR, SOG Anantnag laid siege in Bejbhera after having credible inputs about presence of some militants in the area.
As the joint team of forces zeroed in the suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon the forces triggering an encounter.
A senior Police officer also confirmed to GNS that exchange of firing is on with the hiding militants.
As per the sources one to two militants are believed to be trapped.(GNS)