One more militant was killed in an ongoing gunfight at Pingalan area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday late night, taking the death toll to nine.
“#Pulwama encounter update: Third #terrorist killed. One #colleague HC Abdul Rashid martyred in the #encounter. Identities & affiliations of killed terrorists being ascertained. Arms & ammunition recovered. Case registered. @JmuKmrPolice @PIBHomeAffairs (sic),” Police wrote on Twitter.
Pertinently, the DIG Kumar has also received bullet injuries oh thigh during the gunfight.
Earlier, four army personnel, two militants and a civilian were killed during the encounter. While several forces personnel including army brigadier and DIG police south Kashmir received injuries.