J&K: Hizbul Mujahideen militant killed in Anantnag district

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A Hizbul Mujahideen militant and an unknown civilian were killed in a crossfire on Thursday night at Kanelwan area of Anantnag district.

The sources said that the militant joined the group just ten days back.

A police spokesperson said in a statement, “On specific input about the presence of three terrorists in Herpora (Kanelwan) area of Anantnag district, an operation was launched by police, Rashtriya Rifles and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)”.

The encounter took place at Kanibal in Bijbehara of Anantnag district, which is 55 km away from Srinagar.

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