Kashmir: A battle between militants and security forces remain continued in the valley on Sunday. The fresh clashes have been reported from Poonch sector near the mini secretariat building today.
“Militants started firing inside the building in the early morning on Monday”, sources said.
“Security forces and police were retaliating, and drones are being used to ascertain exact location of militants to pin them down”, sources added.
The reports revealed that three militants were died and many others were wounded in day long encounter which took place at two separate locations on Sunday. A police constable was killed, while five others, including two policemen, two army men, and a civilian, were injured.
Inspector General of Police Johny William said, “Three militants have been killed and firing from their side stopped, the operation has not yet been concluded. While they had cleared the private building adjacent to the Army Brigade Headquarters by Sunday night, after the killing of one militant and rescuing hostages there, the search inside the mini secretariat building was incomplete as security forces and police suspected the presence of some more militants there.”
On Sunday, two policemen were killed inside a private residential building adjacent to Army’s Brigade Headquarters and another firing at police and security forces from inside the under construction mini secretariat building took place.