Srinagar: A woman, identified as Misra Bano, was killed during the gunfight between militants and government forces in Yunso village of north Kashmir’s Handwara area, sources said Monday.
Police sources said that the woman was killed in the cross-fire after she tried to escape from the area where the militants were trapped.
Local sources said that protests were going on in the area against the civilian killing.
Three militants were killed during the gunfight in the village.
DGP SP Vaid confirmed the militant killings in a tweet.