South Kashmir: 4 more civilians killed in Pulwama, toll rises to 9 including 3 militants
Srinagar: Four more civilian have been killed during clashes with government forces in southern Kashmir’s Pulwama taking the civilian death toll to six and overall death toll to 9 including 3 militants.
Eyewitnesses said that government forces fired indiscriminately at the civilians who were protesting the killings of three local militants in a gunfight earlier in Kharpora village of the district.
Doctors at district hospital Pulwama confirmed to Kashmir Reader that four more dead bodies were received at the hospital. “All the four were declared brought dead,” they said.
Earlier, two civilians were killed in the clashes with government forces near the gunfight site.
Identification of civilians killed during post encounter clashes in Sirnoo #Pulwama.
Shahbaz Ali, resident of Monghama village, Suhail Ahmad of Bellow, Liyaqat Ahmad from Parigam, Amir Ahmad Palla of Ashminder and Abid Hussain Lone of Kareemabad.
Sixth body yet to be identified.