Kulgam- Locals March Towards Encounter Site, Intense Clashes Erupt

March 16

Intense clashes erupted as hundreds of youth hit the streets of yaripora and adjoining areas in South Kashmir’s Kulgam District.

Sources told The Kashmiriyat that hundreds of youth hit the streets as soon as the bullet sounds raged in the area.

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The Forces fired tear smoke shells to disperse the protesters, however the clashes were going on when this report was filed.

Locals said that people from nearby areas including Redwani, Hawoora, Mishpora, Frisal and other areas are marching towards Yaripora in huge numbers.

Meanwhile a search operation is going on at the encounter site as One Militants have been killed, but no dead body has been recovered, An officials told The Kashmiriyat.

As per Initial reports, Cousin of Slain Hizb Commander Alltaf Kaczroo namely Rameez Ahmad of Hawoora in Redwani has been killed in the encounter, however an official confirmation is await.

Rameez had joined Militant ranks in 2016 after being arrested along with two friends Dawood & Younus Of Howrah) in 2012.

All the three joined Militant ranks.

Author: News Desk