Video: 6 terrorists gunned down in J&K's Anantnag encounter; search operation underway

6 terrorists gunned down in Anantnag encounter; search operation still on Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 23, 2018, 06.38 AM (IST)

An encounter broke out between security forces and terrorist on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.

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According to a report by ANI, six terrorists have been killed in the encounter.

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The area has been cordoned off for security purposes. Arms and ammunition were also recovered.

The encounter has stopped, however, the search operation is still on.

Indian Army's 3 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and police are jointly conducting the ongoing operation.

Further details of the incident are awaited.

The Valley has been witnessing a spurt in terror activities for the past few months.

Earlier this week one soldier and four terrorists were killed in Shopian district after an encounter broke out in a village.

Two terrorists associated with terror outfit Al-Badr were also killed last week in an encounter in Rebben area of the Shopian district. On the same day, a Central Reserve Police Force jawan lost his life after terrorists opened fire on a CRPF camp at Railway Colony in Pulwama's Kakapora area.