Firing underway between security forces and terrorists in J-K’s Kulgam district


KULGAM: An exchange of fire took place between terrorists and security forces in Tazipora, Mohammadpora area of Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Wednesday.

As per the report, two to three terrorists are trapped in the area.

Further details into the matter are awaited.

On Tuesday, two terrorists were killed and their arms and ammunition confiscated by the security forces after an exchange of fire broke out in Kokernag area of Anantnag district.

Earlier, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) had said sixty-one security personnel and 11 civilians were killed, while 142 people were injured in 177 terror-related incidents in Jammu and Kashmir in the first four months of 2019.

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) statement came in response to an RTI plea filed by social activist Rohit Choudhary of Jammu and Kashmir.

The statement by Sulekha, Director of MHA said that the injured included 73 security force personnel and 69 civilians.

Earlier, General Officer Commanding in Chief (GoC-In-C), Northern Command, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh said 86 terrorists were killed this year in the state and vowed that operations against the ultras will continue.


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