Srinagar, June 29: Four militants were killed on Friday in two different encounters in North and South Kashmir.
A militant was killed during a gunfight in Kachama forest of Kupwara district while two militant were killed in Chatpora area of South Kashmirâ€™s Pulwama district.
Srinagar based spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia said that during search operation in Kupwara forest area a militant was killed in the gun fight. He said that an assault rifle was recovered near the body of militant.
Meanwhile, a civilian and three militants were killed after a fierce gunfight broke out in Chatapora area of Pulwama district. Over 9 youth were injured in clashes that erupted after the commencement of gunfight. A boy, identified as Faizan Ahmed was killed after he received a bullet in his chest, hospital sources said.
The gunfight also claimed the lives of three militants, confirmed police chief SP Vaid in a tweet.
Meanwhile, 3 soldiers were injured after militants attacked an army patrol in Ahagam village of South Kashmirâ€™s Shopian district.
A police official said that militants fired upon a group of army men belonging to 44 RR who were deployed at Army Goodwill School in Ahagam village. The attack resulted in the injuries of three soldiers. (CNS)