Pulwama : ioktimes : At least 5 Army Men, including an Army Major were killed in a gunfight with Militants in Pinglan Village of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday morning.
Reports said, 5 Army Men of 55 RR were killed in a fierce gunfight that broke out after the forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation in Pinglan village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district following inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
He identified the Slain Army Men as Major DS Dondial, Head Constable Seva Ram, Sepoy Ajay Kumar, Sepoy Hari Singh and Constable Arun rajput.
Reports also said that a Civilian identified as Mushtaq Ahmad was injured during clashes with the government forces near the encounter site.
He was immediately rushed to district hospital Pulwama were he Succumbed to his injuries.
Meanwhile, the exchange of fire between the militants and the forces has been stopped and searches are going on to recover Militant bodies.
However till now no Militant’s body has been recovered from Gunfight site.
More details awaited…