Srinagar: ‘Another blood soaked weekend in Kashmir’ said the National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah while reacting to the civilian killings in Pulwama on Saturday.
Another blood soaked weekend in Kashmir. 6 protestors killed, 1 solider killed in the line of duty. Together with the 3 militants from this morning’s encounter that’s 10 dead. Reports of many injured at the encounter site. What a horrible day!— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) December 15, 2018
At least six civilians have been killed in clashes near the gunfight site in Pulwama district. The death toll mounted after four more civilians succumbed to their injuries.
Reports said that protesting youth tried to march towards the gunfight site in Kharpora Sirnoo as soon as the news of killing of three militants spread in the area.