Three Militants affiliated with Jaish e Muhammad have been killed in the Gunfight Kakriyal region in jammu on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on Thursday and CRPF troopers injured.
At least nine Government Force personnel identified as Mohammad Iqbal, Bhanu Partap Singh, Haresh Pal Singh , Pancham Singh, Abhav Singh, Manoj Kumar and Zakir Hussain were injured in the attack.
The Militants upon being intercepted by Forces on Wednesday had opened fire upon forces and escaped from the spot after which the Army intensified search operations in all the areas falling along the National Highway.
When the forces were conducting search operations in Kakriyal area near MataVaishno Devi University, the holed up Militants opened fire on Forces, triggering a gunfight reports reaching The Kashmiriyat said.
IGP Jammu range SD Singh Jamwal confirmed killing of three militants adding said two AK-47 rifles and a pistol have been recovered from the spot. (The Kashmiriyat)
Author: Mohammed Ashraf Ganie
Ashraf is the chief correspondent for The Kashmiriyat from Kulgam District