3 terrorists killed, 1 soldier martyred during fierce encounter in Pulwama, Kashmir

Aasif Suhaf, Jammu, Dec 15: Pulwama Update: another civilian succumbed to injuries, Death toll mounted to 06.Three militants including army personal turned Hizbul Commander Zahoor Thokar.Two civilians and a army personnel, 02 forces personnel injured. Clashes still on, Mobile internet snapped.

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Three terrorists killed, one soldier martyred during a fierce encounter in Pulwama Kashmir. Civilian lost life in post encounter clashes.

Three militants including top Hizbul Commander killed. One Jawan martyred, two soldiers injured during a gunfight at Pulwama in South Kashmir. Several civilians injured in post encounter clashes among them one said to have succumbed in Hospital, Mobile internet has been snapped in the district.Intense clashes erupted near the site of a gunfight in Kharpora Sirnoo area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday, leaving a civilian dead and at least three others injured. Reports said that youth took to streets and hurled stones at the forces to disrupt the anti-militant operation.They said the forces used aerial firing and tear gas shelling to chase away the protesters who were trying to march towards the gunfight site.A youth identified as Amir Ahmad Palla, a resident of Ashminder village of Pulwama, who was earlier injured is said to have succumbed in hospital, said a source at district hospital Pulwama where he was taken for treatment. He said at least three others were injured.Earlier, three militants were killed, a soldier was martyred and two army men were wounded in the gunfight in Kharpora Sirnoo, reports said.The identity of the slain militants is yet to be ascertained, said sources."Exchange of fire between militants and the security forces at Sirnoo village in Pulwama," police said on Twitter. "Area is under cordon, details will follow."