Anantnag: On September 24, an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's took place in Anantnag. According to reports, the joint operation was launched by the Anantnag Police, the local unit of the Indian Army and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

After receiving information about the presence of the terrorists, the security forces zeroed in on the spot where terrorists were hiding, this soon resulted in an encounter.

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According to reports, two to three terrorists are believed to be present in the area. However, details on the number of terrorists can be confirmed only when the operation ends.

"An encounter has started at Sirhama area of Anantnag. The police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow," the Kashmir Zone Police stated on Twitter.

This is apparently the second encounter of the day in south Kashmir.

Further details are awaited.