In one of the gunfight that erupted in Hajin area of north Kashmir on Friday, a 12-year old boy, Atif was also killed along with two militants.
Police claimed that militants held the minor hostage and subsequently killed him.
Second encounter erupted in the Ratnipora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district after militants opened fire on security forces during a search operation in the village.
The encounter ended with the killing of two militants. Following the death of militants clashes broke out between youth and security forces in the area. The protestors hurled stones on security forces who fired tear gas shells and pellets, leaving several protestors injured.
Two more militant were killed in the third gunfight that erupted in Sopore’s Warpora area on Friday.
One Militant was killed last evening while as another one was neutralized today.
As a precautionary measure, internet services have been snapped in Shopian and Sopore while in other parts of south Kashmir, it has been reduced to 2G. All educational institutions have also been closed in Sopore.
On Thursday evening, two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants were killed in an encounter with security forces at Kalantara in Baramulla. Police claimed to have recovered huge arms and ammunition from the militants.
Some security force personnel has also suffered injured in the gunfights.