Pulwama Gunfight: DIG south Kashmir injured, hospitalised


Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police south Kashmir range Amit Kumar was injured on Monday near gunfight site in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Sources in the police said DIG south Kashmir Amit Kumar was injured after being hit by a bullet near the site of a gunfight in Pulwama.

They said he was immediately shifted to hospital for treatment where his condition is said to be stable.

Earlier four army soldiers, two militants and a civilian have so far killed in the gunfight that broke out shortly after midnight in Penglana. At least four soldiers have also been wounded in the gunfight.

The identity of the slain militants hasn’t been established yet, said a police spokesman, adding that weapons and war-like stores have been recovered from the gunfight site.


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