Kashmir Pulwama gunfight: One Militant killed, two civilians injured in...

Pulwama gunfight: One Militant killed, two civilians injured in clashes

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A militant has been killed in an encounter between government forces and militants in Ghat Mohalla Kakapora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday. Two civilians including a girl were injured during the clashes near encounter site.

A senior police officer said that one unidentified militant has been killed whose identification is being ascertained while as operation is on in the area.

He said that militants turned down repeated surrender offers given to them by government forces.

The civilians injured in clashes have been identified as Ishrat Jan (25), daughter of Abdul Aziz Dar of Samboora Pulwama who has bullet injury in right buttock and Ghulam Nabi Dar (42), son of Ali Muhammad Dar of Samboora Pulwama, who has multiple pellet injuries.

Pertinently, encounter, which broke out Friday morning, is underway in Ghat Mohalla Kakapora, internet services have been suspended in the area.

(Syndicated feed from KNO)

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