Death toll rises to six in Anantnag gunfight

Death toll rises to six in Anantnag gunfight
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Srinagar: Four militants, a police man and a civilian were killed during a gunfight between militants and government forces Khiram, Srigufwara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district Friday, police sources said.

The situation in the area was tense as clashes between protesters and government forces were going on resulting in injuries to many.

Owner of the house where militants were hiding was killed in the initial firing while as his wife sustained injuries.

A policeman and two army soldiers were also injured in the firefight.

A SOG man was also killed in the initial firing.

The internet services have been snapped in Anantnag, Pulwama and Srinagar districts.