Encounter ensues in south Kashmir; civilian killed

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    SRINAGAR: A woman died in a fierce encounter which ensued between militants holed up in a house and security forces in south Kashmir district of Anantnag this morning, official sources said.
    They said security forces and Special Operation Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir police launched a search operation in village Bonagam Dayalgam in Anantnag.
    However, when the security forces were moving towards a particular area in the village, the militants opened fire with automatic weapons. The fire was returned, ensuing an encounter, they said, adding that a woman was killed.  (UNI)