Kashmir Indepth
Breaking NewsKashmir

Two Militants Killed, Three Paratroopers Injured In Baramulla Gunfight


Suhail Khan

Baramulla, March 21 : Two militants have been killed and three para commandos wounded in a gunfight that started on Wednesday late evening between government forces and militants in Baramulla district, official sources told .

They said the gunfight began after army’s 52 RR, 29 RR, Special Operation Group of Police (SOG) and CRPF on Wednesday evening launched a search operation in Kandi area of Kalantra belt based on inputs about the presence of militants.

Additional reinforcements of 3 Para commandos were rushed to the area this morning. During the course of the gunfight, two para commandos including an officer of Major rank and a soldier of 29 RR were injured. The injured were evacuated to army’s 92 base hospital Badamibagh Srinagar for treatment, where two are said to be critical.

The forces had also busted a militant hideout in the area last evening.

A senior police officer said that two militants were killed in the gunfight which ended late this evening. “The bodies of both the militants were retrieved along with as many weapons”.

DSP Headquarter along with three policemen and an ambulance driver was among two civilians injured in day-long clashes that erupted in the area soon after the forces resumed search operation this morning. All the injured were taken to nearby hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, in wake of the gunfight, authorities had suspended internet service in the northern district. (GNS)

Related posts

Sopore Militant killed in Shopian gunfight 

Kashmir Indepth

First batch of 52 Kashmiri students to reach Sgr from Rajasthan today: J&K Admin

Kashmir Indepth

Will seek a judicial commission to probe 1987 rigging: Sajad Lone

Kashmir Indepth

New Delhi starts realizing August 5 decision was wrong, says NC’s MP Hasnian Masoodi

Zainab Hamdani

Weather to improve from tomorrow’ : MeT

Kashmir Indepth

Srinagar Smart City holds 6th BoD Meeting
Several new projects approved, ranking improves

Zainab Hamdani

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy