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Kashmir: 5 militants killed in Budgam encounter

Kashmir: 5 militants killed in Budgam encounter
Written by Shilpi Gupta
On Thursday Security forces Killed 5 militants in a close encounter. Four Jaish-e-Mohammed militants gunned down in central Kashmir’s Budgam district and another militant killed in Baramulla district. With this encounter number of militants killed in 2017 crossed 200 marks. On the basis of information, the armed forces had surrounded Phutlipora village in Pakharpora of Budgam district. And Militants started firing in order to escape from the area this triggers series of Gunfight between armed forces and militants. During this encounter, a mob reportedly pelted stones at the security vehicles. Thus, resulted in injuries to few teenagers which were brought to the nearby hospital. The administration has suspended Internet services in the district to prevent spreading of rumours. 
A clash between civilian and Military forces has also erupted near the encounter site, which results in the injury to a civilian. The militant named as Sinar Ahmad, who is just 15 years old, was injured when the army after the mob attack, resorted to aerial firing. Reportedly Sinar Ahmad was shifted to the hospital of Srinagar.
In another ongoing encounter in Baramulla, the armed forces got successful by killing one militant and one army personnel is injured. The Sopore area of Baramulla district is surrounded by the security forces and cross firing is still happening in the area the biggest challenge in front of security forces is to continue the encounter in the night and villagers.

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Shilpi Gupta

Food Technologist by Profession and Blogger by Destiny. love to write articles on food technology, spirituality and social issues.

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