Two Militants and a civilian killed in Pulwama encounter


Srinagar, Oct 14 (Only Kashmir): Two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants were killed in an encounter at Pulwama on Saturday morning during which a civilian also lost his life in the cross firing between government forces and militants.
According to Police, Lashkar’s district commander, Waseem Ahmad Shah alias Abu Usama Bhai son of Ghulam Mohammad Shah resident of Heff Shirmal, Shopian, was killed along with an associate Nisar Ahmad Mir son of Abdul Hameed Mir resident of Litter at Litter village of Pulwama in an ensuing encounter.

A joint team of Police Pulwama, 03 RR, 55 RR, 182 & 183 Bn CRPF cordoned off the Litter village in South Kashmir’s Pulwama after inputs about the presence of militants in the village.
A 25-year old civilian identified as Gulzar Ahmad Mir son of Ali Mohammad Mir resident of Allaipora, Lassipora lost his life in the cross firing and one more civilian who was identified as Mohammad Ashraf Mir son of Mohammad Abdullah Mir resident of Litter also sustained injuries. The injured person is undergoing treatment at SKIMS, Soura.