Two militants, army man killed in Qazigund gunfight; 3 civilians injured in clashes

SRINAGAR, DEC 4 —–Two militants and an army soldier was killed in a gunfight while three civilians were injured in ensuing clashes in Qazigund area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday.

An official said that a soldier of Sikh Li wounded in the gunfight succumbed at a hospital.

Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid said that the bodies of two militants were recovered from the site of gunfight. “The search operation is on,” he said, in a tweet.

Meanwhile, three civilians were injured in clashes near the site of the gunfight in Bounigamarea.

Sources said two civilians were hit by pellets while the third one sustained a bullet injury during the clashes.

The injured were shifted to Qazigund Emergency and Trauma Hospital where from they were referred to District Hospital Anantnag for specialized treatment.

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