Srinagar, May 7: With one more civilian succumbing to injuries in the hospital, death toll in the Kulgam encounter has mounted to five.
Three civillians died, a police constable and a militant were killed when a group of ultras, travelling in the car, opened fire at a police party, which had gone Mir Bazar to investigate a road accident on the highway.
Providing details, official sources said, the militants opened firing at a police party, which was retaliated and in the encounter, two civilians died , a police constable was killed and four others injured. One more civilians later died in the hospital. The injured police personnel have been admitted to Army base hospital. UNI