Skip to main content

Kashmir Crown

Sameer Tiger among two militants slain in Pulwama

Srinagar, April 30 (GNS): Two militants including a top Hizb Commander Sameer Tiger have been killed in an ongoing operation at Drabgam area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday.
Official sources told GNS that the joint team of forces during the searches recovered two militant bodies namely Sameer Ahmad Bhat alias Tiger son of Mohammad Maqbool of Drabgam and Aqib Khan son of Mushtaq Ahmad Khan of Rajpora.
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police south Kashmir Range Amit Kumar told GNS that two militants were killed and their bodies along with as many weapons were recovered.
“Identification of the slain militants are yet to be ascertained,” DIG said, adding that the searches are going on.
A civilian Shahid Ashraf Dar (18) son of Mohammad Ashraf Dar, a resident of Arihal, sustained a critical bullet wound during the clashes near the site of a gun battle, however, later succumbed.
The gunfight broke out in Drubgam village early today after the joint team of Army, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in the area.
A major and a soldier of 44 RR were injured in the initial exchange of fire with the militants, reports said. The injured were shifted to 92 base military hospital in Badami Bagh Srinagar.
Over a dozen protesters have been injured during clashes near the encounter site. (GNS)

The Kashmir Walla

Popular posts from this blog

Pulwama IED backlash: Residents allegedly beaten by army, four hospitalised

Srinagar: Several locals including women were allegedly beaten by government forces soon after vehicle of 55 Rashtriya rifles was targeted on Watchi Darbagh road on Friday.
Talking to media, locals alleged that an hour after blast took place in the area, forces barged into many residential houses and beat up family members and ransacked other property as well.
“They even didn’t spare women and thrashed several men from nearby area of the blast site,” the locals told.  “Four among us were beaten severely that they have been hospitalized,” the locals alleged.
“Our fault was just that we reside near the site where the incident happened,” the locals told.
Pertinently an army vehicle of 55 RR got damaged after if was targeted with an Improvised Explosive Device near Al-Saba school Watchi on Watchi – Darbagh (Shopian) road near ZahidBagh (Pulwama) on Friday at around 3 am.
No injury or casualty was reported however vehicle suffered minor damage. An official told that they have not received …