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2 civilians killed in post gunfight clashes in Pulwama village


Pulwama, Dec 15 (KNS): Two civilians were on Saturday killed in post gunfight clashes in Sirnoo Kharnapora in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district where three militants were killed in a gunfight early Saturday morning.
Reports said the slain civilians have been identified as Abid Hussain Lone of Kareemabad Pulwama and Amir Ahmad Palla of Ashminder village of Pulwama district. While Abid Hussain was injured after forces used live ammunition, pellets and tear gas to chase away protesters near the gunfight site he was shifted to district hospital Pulwama but doctors declared him dead on arrival.
Another civilian, identified as Amir Ahmad Palla, a resident of Ashminder village of Pulwama, was killed in the forces’ action. (KNS)