Kulgam encounter Update : 5 Militants killed
Five terrorists were killed in a gunfight with police and security forces in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said today.
“Kulgam Update – Day 2: Five #terrorists neutralized by Kulgam Police, Army, and CRPF. #Incriminating materials recovered. #Operation in final stage; area being sanitized,” said a police spokesman on X
There was no immediate word on the identity of the slain terrorists.
Earlier, an official told Greater Kashmir that operation was resumed today morning after being suspended for the night.
He said the operation was launched jointly by the police, army and CRPF after specific inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area.
Three Lashkar-e-Toiba militants have been killed in a gunfight at Samno area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday, an official said.
A senior police officer confirmed that three LeT militants had been killed. However, their identity is yet to be ascertained while searches continue. Yesterday, a joint team of Police and the army launched a cordon and search operation in the area.
As the joint team of forces zeroed towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired on the joint team, which retaliated, triggering a gunfight.
The operation was suspended due to darkness in the area for precautionary measures and resumed this morning with the first light. (GNS)
Firing resumes at Kulgam encounter
Firing resumes between militants and security forces after a night lull in the Samno area of DH pora area in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday.
A top police officer said that operation was suspended throughout the night and has been resumed with the first light of this morning.
Yesterday, a fierce gunfight erupted between militants and security forces in Samno after forces received specific input about the presence of some militants in the area. Till this report was filed, no militant was killed yet. More details will follow. (GNS)
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