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Nation Current Affairs 07 May 2016 3 Hizbul militants k ...

3 Hizbul militants killed in encounter in South Kashmir’s Pulwama

PTI
Published May 7, 2016, 8:22 am IST
Updated May 7, 2016, 12:24 pm IST
As the forces were conducting a search operation, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter.
Security personnel during search operation in south Kashmir's Pulwama district. (Photo: ANI Twitter)
 Security personnel during search operation in south Kashmir's Pulwama district. (Photo: ANI Twitter)

Srinagar: Three Hizbul Mujhahideen militants were killed on Saturday morning in an encounter with security forces during a search operation in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.

A joint team of police and army cordoned-off Panzgam village in Pulwama district after receiving specific intelligence about the presence of militants in the area, an army official said.

 

As the forces were conducting a search operation, the hiding militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter, the official said.

He said in the ensuing gunfight, three militants – all locals who belonged to Hizbul Mujhahdeen militant group were killed.

They were identified as Ashfaq Ahmad Dar, a resident of Dogipura, Ishfaq Ahmad Baba, a resident of Tahab and Haseeb Ahmad, a resident of Brao Bandyun, he said.

Three weapons have also been recovered from the encounter site, he added.

Meanwhile, a civilian was injured in a grenade explosion at the encounter site after the gunfight was over, a police official said.

He said some people had assembled at the encounter site when a grenade lying there suddenly went off.

One civilian, Wakeel Ahmed Shergujri, was injured in the explosion, the official said, adding he was taken to SKIMS Hospital here where his condition is said to be stable.

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