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Pulwama encounter: Locals throng funeral prayer march of three slain Hizbul militants in Kashmir

An encounter that had begun on Monday in Jammu Kashmir's Pulwama district, ended on Tuesday with the killing of three Hizbul Mujahideen's militants. People in Bahmoo village gathered up for the funeral procession of one of the militants, who hailed from the area. PTI

Three Hizbul Mujahideen militants were killed in a two-day-long encounter that had begun on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. People in Bahmoo village gathered up for the funeral procession of one of the militants, who hailed from the area. PTI

This happened on a day when the state police chief promised all possible help to rehabilitate the local militants who shun the gun. The DGP had made a desperate appeal amid heightened militancy in the Valley, adding that he requests youngsters to shun violence "not only as the police chief but also as a father". PTI

The news of the militnats' death came on the day when the state police chief promised all possible help to rehabilitate the local militants who shun the gun. The Deputy Genera of Police, Jammu and Kashmir had made a desperate appeal amid heightened militancy in the Valley, adding that he requests youngsters to shun violence "not only as the police chief but also as a father". PTI

Villagers watching the funeral procession of one of the three militants who were killed during an encounter with security forces at Bahmoo village of Keller, 60 kms from Srinagar. PTI

Villagers watching the funeral procession of one of the three militants who were killed during an encounter with security forces at Bahmoo village of Keller, 60 kms from Srinagar. PTI

Three Hizbul militants, two of whom were identified as Jehangir Ahmad, and Kifayat Khanday. The identity of the third could not be ascertained at the time. Reports suggested that villagers held funeral prayers for the slain militants at various areas in Pulwama district. PTI

Three Hizbul militants, two of whom were identified as Jehangir Ahmad, and Kifayat Khanday were killed in the encounter. The identity of the third could not be ascertained at the time of writing this report. Reports suggested that villagers held funeral prayers for the slain militants at various areas in Pulwama district. PTI

Villagers throng the mangles of the houses destroyed during the encounter between militants and security forces at Bahmoo. The locals had clashed with the security forces to try and disrupt the operation. However, three militants were killed in the anti-militancy operation. PTI

Villagers throng the mangles of the houses destroyed during the encounter between militants and security forces at Bahmoo. The locals had clashed with the security forces to try and disrupt the operation. However, three militants were killed in the anti-militancy operation. PTI

Two soldiers were injured during the operation while four civilians sustained injuries in security forces action during protests near the encounter site. Several houses were also destroyed in the shelling between militants and security forces. PTI

Two soldiers were injured during the operation while four civilians sustained injuries in security forces action during protests near the encounter site. Several houses were also destroyed in the shelling between militants and security forces. PTI


Published Date: Jul 05, 2017 14:40 PM | Updated Date: Jul 05, 2017 14:40 PM

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