Indian forces martyred two freedom fighters in IOK



Srinagar, July 10 (TNS): Two freedom fighters were martyred and an Indian security personnel was injured on Tuesday in an encounter in occupied Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district, police said.

Three civilians were also hurt after protestors clashed with occupation security forces near the site of the gunbattle in Kundullan village, they said.

Bodies of two Kashmiri youth were recovered from the site at Kundullan in the district, a police spokesman said.

Indian security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the village early this morning following information about the presence of militants there, a police official said.

The official said a jawan was injured in the exchange of fire with the militants.

He said a large number of civilians rushed towards the encounter site at Kundullan and started pelting stones at Indian security personnel.

The three civilians were injured in action by security forces to chase away the protestors, he said.