Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

One terrorist, 3 others killed in Shopian

Security personnel patrol a street during restrictions in Srinagar Security personnel patrol a street during restrictions in Srinagar
Lori Graves | 05 March, 2018, 00:15

A militant and three civilians were killed in a brief gunfight between militants and army men in south Kashmir's volatile Shopian district on Sunday evening.

Following the incident, clashes between surging crowds and security forces erupted in a few Shopian areas, a report said. The check post manned by army personnel was sacked upon after they signalled a vehicle to stop, a security official told news agency PTI.

The militant has been identified as Shahid Ahmad Dar son of Mushtaq Ahmad Dar of Jamnagri Shopian.

Indian Army said that the three over ground workers/ accomplices who were also accompanying the terrorist, were found dead.

"Three Over Ground Workers (OGWs)/ accomplices in the vehicle who were accompanying the militant were found to be dead".

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Residents of the area, however, contested army's claims saying three of the four killed were civilians and not associated with any militant outfit.

He said it was being ascertained whether the three youths were associates of the terrorist or not.

No Army soldier has been reported injured in the attack. The family of the Army Major approached the Supreme court against the police FIR.

The police have not filed an FIR in the Sunday's incident so far and said they are trying to confirm the identities of those killed.

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