Pulwama: One militant was killed and two civilians injured in the ongoing gunfight between government forces and militants in Meej Pampore area of South kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Quoting a senior police officer, Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reported that an unidentified militant has been killed in fresh firing which resumed on Friday morning while as operation is on in the area.
Earlier on Thursday evening, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 50 RR and CRPF launched a cordon-and-search-operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.
He said that as the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them which was retaliated, triggering an encounter.
As cordon was being laid, militants fired indiscriminately resulting in injuries to two civillians, official said, adding that condition of one one, Abid Nabi, is critical at SMHS Srinagar while as another, Kifayat Ahmad, is stable at Bone and Joints Hospital Srinagar.
Meanwhile, internet services have been snapped in Awantipora police district. KNO