Militant killed in a Gunfight with the Security Forces in Kashmir

One militant has so far been killed in the gun firing in J&K, a military official said

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Representational Pic. Gun Firing in Kashmir. Image source: gulfnews.com

SRINAGAR: A militant was killed during an ongoing gunfight on Sunday, June 19, between security forces and militants in a village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said.

“Following specific information about the presence of some militants in Ladoo village of Pulwama district near Pampore town, security forces started an operation on Sunday.

(Representational Pic) Kashmiri villagers attend a funeral procession of Afaq Ahmad Bhat, a militant of Hizbul Mujahideen. Image source:news.xinhuanet.com
(Representational Pic) Kashmiri villagers attend a funeral procession of Afaq Ahmad Bhat, a militant of Hizbul Mujahideen. Image source:news.xinhuanet.com

“When a cordon was being laid around the place where militants were reportedly hiding, security forces were fired upon. The security forces retaliated and a gunfight started in the area,” a senior police officer told IANS here.

One militant has so far been killed, the officer said, adding reinforcements have been rushed to the area to augment the strength of the security forces engaged in the operation. (IANS)

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  • AJ Krish

    Attacks are possible at any instant and our forces are ever alert. The increasing attacks in J&K is of serious concern .

  • Vrushali Mahajan

    Not only is it an issue of attacks but the people of Kashmir have been influenced by such militants. Something should be done to stop them from having anti-Indian feelings.

  • AJ Krish

    Attacks are possible at any instant and our forces are ever alert. The increasing attacks in J&K is of serious concern .

  • Vrushali Mahajan

    Not only is it an issue of attacks but the people of Kashmir have been influenced by such militants. Something should be done to stop them from having anti-Indian feelings.