Srinagar: Three Al-Badr militants were killed and a civilian injured in a gunfight with the joint team o police, army and CRPF in Tiken area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Official sources however said the identity of the slain militants was being established even as they said that they owed allegiance to Al-Badr .
They further said that a civilian was also injured during the exchange of fire. He was immediately shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment and is said to be stable.
The gunfight broke out after a joint team of Police, Army’s 55 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Tiken.
As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight.