Indian soldiers kill three rebels in Kashmir
Srinagar, India - Three terrorists and one civilian were killed in violence in India’s Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, police said, two days after soldiers killed five militants along the defacto border with Pakistan.
Inspector general of police Muneer Ahmed Khan said soldiers and police cordoned off a residential area after receiving information there were armed militants there. “During the patrol three militants were found right outside a house and they were killed in a short and good operation,” Khan said. “All the three were locals.”
The deaths sparked clashes between government forces and residents of the area, near the town of Tral.
A police officer later confirmed that a teenager struck by pellets fired by security forces died in hospital from his injuries.