Tral, Jan 03: An army soldier has been killed in the ongoing Tral encounter here in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Police sources said that out of the three injured soldiers, one has succumbed to his injuries at 92 Base Srinagar Hospital.
Sources identified the slain soldier as sepoy Hakib from North East. A police official however feigned ignorance about the death of any soldier.
Unconfirmed reports said that the gunfight that is going on in the adjacent area of Gulshanpora has also claimed the lives of two militants while another militant is still alive, however, police didn’t confirm this report but said that gunfight is going on while no body has been recovered from the site.
Meanwhile, the clashes between Forces and protesters have left many people injured.