Help The Kashmir Monitor sustain so that we continue to be editorially independent. Remember, your contributions, however small they may be, matter to us.

Militant killed in south Kashmir gunfight

breaking news 1469280198190 42977071 ver1.0 640 480 1481321234002 51227886 ver1.0 640 480
Photo clicked by Umar Ganie/KM

Pulwama: A militant was  killed in an encounter at Goosu area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday morning .     

An official said that a militant was killed in the gunfight that broke out this morning.


“A soldier and a police personnel were injured the gunfight .Both were shifted to Army’s 92 base hospital Srinagar,”he said.

The encounter broke out after a joint team of Police, Army’s 53 RR  and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in the area. “

As per the sources, two to three militants are believed to be trapped in the area.

Meanwhile as a precautionary measure,  internet services have been snapped in Pulwama Police district—(KNO)