The Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday said that the slain Kulgam civilians were killed in the crossfire.
In a statement, the spokesperson of J&K Police said that three civilians identified as Sarjeel Sheikh of Khudwani, Bilal Ah Tantray of Frisal and Faisal Ilahi of Melhoora Shopian who were injured in the crossfire have succumbed to their injuries.
The spokespersons while detailing about the Khudwani gunfight said that one Army personnel identified as Sepoy of army namely S. Gunakar Roy No. 16121860/K who was injured in the gunfight succumbed to his injuries.
The spokesman said that two more Army personnel were injured and shifted to hospital for treatment.
“Moreover, 12 persons have also received injuries in the process and are being treated at different hospitals. They are stated to be stable,” the spokesman added.
The search operation is on, and details shall follow.
The spokesperson also requested the citizens not to fall prey to any speculations and rumors which are intended to disturb the peace. “J&K Police seeks your cooperation for maintaining,” he said.