Pulwama gunfight: Two Hizb militants including Sameer Tiger killed

The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday said that two Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in a gun fight in the Drubgam village of Pulwama.

Police has identified the slain militants as Sameer Tiger of Drubgam and Aqib Wani of Rajpora, Pulwama.

A 14 year old boy identified as Shahid Ahmad was killed in clashes which erupted near the gunfight site. Ahmad was rushed to district hospital where he succumbed.

15 civilians have been injured in clashes and five of them were referred to Srinagar.

Two army men, including a major, have also been injured in the gunfight.

Massive clashes erupted after youth took to streets to help the besieged militants escape from the gunfight site.

The forces responded by firing live ammunition, pellets and tear gas to chase away the stone-throwing protesters.


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