Beig Shamim Ahmed :
November 14 :
An Army soldier and a militant were killed in an encounter in Kund area of Kulgam district.
One soldier was critically injured in the gunbattle with militants at Nowbug Kund in Kulgam district, sources said.
The injured soldier later succumbed to injuries.
A militant was also killed in the operation, the sources said.
A police spokesman said government forces had launched a cordon and search operation in Nowbug Kund village this morning after receiving specific information about the presence of militants in the area.
As the forces were conducting the searches, the militants fired upon them, triggering an encounter, he said.
The operation was going on when last reports came in.
Another encounter broke out in Laam village of Tral area in Pulwama after the militants fired upon a search party of forces.
A senior police official said a militant hideout has been unearthed while the search operations in the area were still in progress.
Reports said that”One Militant has been killed in the Ongoing gunfight while two other injured militants have managed to escape to the nearby forest, The Army is following them,
The identity of the killed militant has not been confirmed as of yet.
Shamsul Viqar from Ganjipora of Kulgam District is also believed to be injured in the Gunfight.
More Troopers are being rushed to the spot of the encounter.
Meanwhile heavy clashes are going on in the area after hundreds of youth flocked the area pelting stones on the Government Forces