ANANTNAG: Terrorists on Saturday morning managed to give forces a slip after brief exchange of fire in Dehruna village of Anantnag village.
An official said, that terrorists have managed to escape in Dehruna and operation has been called off.
Earlier, a joint team of forces including 19 RR and SOG cordoned off Dehruna area of Anantnag following specific information about the presence of some terrorists in the area.
As the joint team of forces intensified the searches towards the suspected spot, the hiding terrorists opened fire, leading to a brief firefight, he said.
“In the initial exchange of fire, terrorists managed to break the cordon and escaped from the spot,” he said, adding that cordon was extended to nearby villages
“The operation has been called off,” he said.