Two LeT militants, civilian killed in Pulwama encounter

Srinagar: Two militants and a civilian were killed during a gunfight in Litter area of district Pulwama on Saturday morning. The militants belong to Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant outfit, sources said.

According to the sources, two militants have been identified as Waseem Shah alias Usama of Heff Shopian and Naseer Mir of Littar Pulwama.

A civilian identified as Gulzar Ahmad Mir was killed during clashes between civilians and security forces that broke out during the encounter.

Local sources said that Gulzar Ahmad Mir, son-in-law of Sanaullah Mir, a resident of Allaypora was injured during the clashes. However, he succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital. Mir was hit by a bullet during the clashes.

Meanwhile, four other civilians were hit by pellet shotguns during the clashes.

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