One Militant Killed in Ongoing Pulwama Encounter- Clashes Erupt

June 06

One unidentified militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter with government forces in Panjran Locality of Lassipora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama District.

Officials confirming the encounter said that a joint team of Government forces including 44 RR and SOG launched search Operation in the area following credible inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

As forces intensified search operation towards a suspected spot, militants opened fire triggering an encounter.

Sources told The Kashmiriyat that In this exchange of gunfire, one Militant has been killed.

As soon as the encounter raged, hundreds of youth hit the streets throwing stones on Government Forces, who fired tear smoke shells at the protesters.

The Youth in large numbers are trying to march towards the site of encounter, Sources said.

Meanwhile Mobile internet services have been snapped in South Kashmir’s Pulwama District.