Militant arrested during encounter in Kashmir’s Anantnag

Security forces launched a search operation after inputs about presence of militants there, said police

Srinagar
An official said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on the security forces | File Photo: PTI

A militant was arrested in an injured condition during an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Baba Gund Khaleel area in Anantnag district following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on the security forces.

Advertisement

One militant was arrested by the security forces in an injured condition and rushed to SMHS hospital here, the official said. He said the arrested militant, who sustained bullet injury in the abdomen, was identified as Zaheer Abbas Lone, a resident of Pulwama district.


(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by The Federal staff and is auto-published from a syndicated feed.)

Get breaking news and latest updates from India
and around the world on thefederal.com
FOLLOW US: