National conference leader and former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah on Sunday expressed grief over the killings in Kulgam.
“Terrible news coming out from Kulgam.May the deceased find place in Jannat.Alienating the people in the fight against militancy is a sure fire recipe for losing the fight. How long can we go on ignoring the ground realities & living in denial about how bad things are in Kashmir? (SIC),” Omar tweeted.
Earlier in the day five civilians were killed at the gunfight site , while as 43 civilians were injured in the clashes at the gunfight site at Laroo area of district Kulgam.
Three militants were also killed during an encounter at Laroo area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.