Anantnag: Militants and government forces on Saturday morning exchanged a brief fire.
Reports said that a joint team of army including 19 RR and SOG cordoned off Dehruna village following inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
As the searches were intensified, hiding militants fired on the forces which was retaliated by the forces.
However, the firing stopped from both the sides after some time following which the forces cordoned the whole area and blocked all the entry and exit points.
“Exchange of #fire between #securityforces & #terrorists at #Anantnag. Area under #cordon. Details shall follow,” Jammu and Kashmir police said on Twitter.