Within the alternate of fireplace, three militants have been killed, the official mentioned, including their id and group affiliation was being ascertained
Srinagar: Three militants concerned within the assault on a BJP chief’s home in Nowgam space of town have been on Friday killed in an encounter with safety forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police mentioned.
The encounter broke out this morning after safety forces launched a cordon and search operation in Dobhi Mohalla in Kakapora space of the South Kashmir district, a police official mentioned.
In the course of the searches within the space, militants fired upon the forces, who retaliated, ensuing the encounter, he mentioned.
Within the alternate of fireplace, three militants have been killed, the official mentioned, including their id and group affiliation was being ascertained.
Safety forces recovered incriminating materials, together with arms and ammunition from the encounter website, he added.
Inspector Basic of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, mentioned the slain militants have been concerned in Thursday’s assault on BJP chief Anwar Ahmad’s residence in Nowgam through which a cop Rameez Raja was killed.
Sure, they have been concerned in yesterday’s assault, the IGP informed PTI.
He didn’t share additional particulars.
Officers mentioned two civilians, together with a lady, have been additionally injured close to the encounter website, the official mentioned.
They’ve been recognized as Ishrat Jan (25) and Ghulam Nabi Dar (42) — each residents of Samboora Pulwama, he mentioned.
They have been rushed to a close-by hospital, the place from they have been shifted to SMHS hospital right here and their situation is acknowledged to be steady, the official mentioned.