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Militants, 2 Civilians Killed In Indian-Controlled Kashmir Gunfight
18 June 2017, 01:52 | Opal Carroll
J&K: Militants shoot policeman dead in Kulgam district
Despite the internet on turtle speed, social media rose up in condemning the attack on JKP personnel, while some supported the ambush by Lashkar militants killing six JK police personnel at Achbal, Anantnag. Scores of armed militants participated in their funerals.
In Pampore, thousands attended the funeral of Adi whol had also joined the militancy past year.
"Three militants were killed in gunfight at Aarwani village", Indian army spokesperson Col Rajesh Kalia said, "The bodies have been recovered this morning along with three assault rifles".
The house was cordoned off by security forces at 8 a.m. after which they waited for two hours before the firing by the terrorists began at 10 a.m.
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Hundreds of locals attended the funerals of the slain LeT militants as they were buried in their respective hometowns in Pampore, Shopian and Kulgam. Militants also appeared in the funerals of two militants and fired some rounds in air. "It was a desperate attempt by the militants in wake of actions taken against them by the security forces", Agha told ANI. This act was a revenge by Lashkar-e-Taiba for killing of Mattoo and two others.
Srinagar (J and K), June 17 (ANI): A wreath laying ceremony of Constable Tasveer Ahmad, who lost his life in Jammu and Kashmir's Achabal area, in Anantnag district yesterday, was held in Srinagar on Saturday.
He said police and paramilitary personnel were also deployed in strength in other sensitive and vulnerable areas of the Valley to prevent people from taking to roads, staging protests and pelting stones on security personnel. Shops, public transport and educational institutions remained closed. After the fire tenders doused the raging flames, police and other security forces, which were already embattled by stone pelters, began a search operation in the rubble.
All top separatist leaders including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Shabir Shah and Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai were placed under house arrest while JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik has been detained and lodged in Central Jail, Srinagar.
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