20 civilians killed this year near encounter sites

20 civilians killed this year near encounter sites
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July 1: Tahira Begum and Shadab Ahmad Chopan of Dialgam village in Kokernag killed by bullets near encounter site.
June 22: Ajaz Ahmed Malik injured in firing at encounter site in Pulwama on June 21 succumbs to injuries in hospital.
June 16: Mohammad Ashraf, 34, and Ahsan Mushtaq, 15, killed during clashes near encounter site in Arwani.
June 6: Adil Farooq killed from bullet during clashes in Shopian near encounter site in Ganowpora village.
May 27: Civilian killed in firing by government forces during encounter with Hizbul commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat and his aide Faizan Muzaffar in Saimoo village of Tral.
May 14: Mohammad Hussain Dar injured on May 6 in firing by militants on a police party at Mir Bazar on Srinagar-Jammu highway in Kulgam district succumbs to injuries in hospital.
May 6: Three civilians killed in crossfire when militants attack a police party in Kulgam.
April 27: Mohammad Yusuf, 55, killed after army opens fire on protesters seeking bodies of two slain militants who attacked an army camp in Panzgam village of Kupwara district.
March 28: Three civilians, Zahid Rashid of Chadoora, Amir Fayaz of Wathora, and Ashfaq Ahmad of Rangreth killed when government forces open fire on civilians protesting against a siege laid in Chadoora area of Budgam.
Mar 14: Kaneeza, 9, killed in Kupwara after being hit ‘stray bullet’.
Mar 9: 15-year-old Amir Nazir killed by government forces at Padgampora village in Pulwama
Feb 23: A woman killed by ‘stray bullet’ in exchange of gunfire between militants and army, police say.
Feb 12: Two civilians killed when government forces open fire near encounter site in Kulgam.


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