Kulgam Gunfight: Civilians died in cross-fire, says Jammu and Kashmir Police

Srinagar: Authorities on Wednesday said that the gunfight at Khudwani area of Kulgam has ended however the searches are still on in the area.

The police in it’s statement said:

One Army personnel identified as Sepoy of army namely S. Gunakar Roy No. 16121860/K who was injured in the gunfight succumbed to his injuries.

Two more Army personnel were injured and shifted to hospital for treatment .

In the said encounter three civilians identified as Sarjeel Sheikh of Khudwani , Bilal Ah Tantray of Frisal and Faisal Ilahi of Melhoora Shopian who were injured in the cross fire have also succumbed to their injuries.

Moreover 12 persons have also received injuries in the process and are being treated at different hospitals. They are stated to be stable.

Search operation is on , and details shall follow.

We request citizens not to fall prey to any speculations and rumours which are intended to disturb peace. J&K Police seeks your cooperation for maintaining peace.

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