SRINAGAR:- A battle in Malapura Mirbazar area of Qazigund in southern district Kulgam, which started yesterday afternoon, ended on Friday with the death of a militant:
According to police, the forces operation in Mir Bazaar has ended and the highway has been restored for traffic. Referring to IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar, the police tweeted, “Kulgam Mir Bazaar operation has come to an end. “A major tragedy has been averted on the national highway before Independence Day. The highway is being restored to traffic.” Earlier, in a tweet, the police reported that a militant was killed during the Mir Bazaar operation, but did not say anything about the identity of the militant.
A BSF convoy was attacked on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Bazar. Although no one was injured in the attack, the forces immediately cordoned off the area and cordoned off the militants, which led to an armed clash between the militants and the forces. Two officers and two civilians were reported injured in the exchange of fire.