JK Bank

Seven civilians, three militants and a trooper was killed on Saturday during a gunfight in Pulwama district of South Kashmir.

As per reports, over 60 civilians have been injured among which some have been referred to hospitals in Srinagar.


They were injured in government forces action near the site of the gunfight at Sirnoo area, in which three militants are confirmed to dead.

In the gunfight, three militants were killed and two army soldiers injured. Earlier two civilians identified as Amir Ahmad Paul and Abid Hussain Lone, an MBA pass out from Indonesia were killed as government forces resorted to live ammunition besides pellets and tear smoke shells near the encounter site to chase away the protesters.

One army personnel succumbed to his injuries.

Video by Muhammad Umer and Saide Zahoor | Edited by Vikar Syed