Srinagar, Publish Date: Apr 11 2018
Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said that three civilians were killed in cross-fire between militants and forces in Khudwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
“In the said encounter, three civilians identified as Sarjeel Sheikh of Khudwani , Bilal Ah Tantray of Frisal and Faisal Ilahi of Melhoora Shopian who were injured in the cross fire have also succumbed to their injuries,” said a spokesman, in a statement.
The spokesman said that twelve persons were injured and were being treated at different hospitals. “They are stated to be stable,” he said, adding that a search operation is on.
“One Army personnel identified as Sepoy of army namely S. Gunakar Roy No. 16121860/K who was injured in the gunfight succumbed to his injuries,” he said.
He said two more army personnel were injured and shifted to hospital for treatment.
“We request citizens not to fall prey to any speculations and rumors which are intended to disturb peace. J&K Police seeks your cooperation for maintaining peace,” he said.