The gunfights erupted in Kulgam and Pulwama districts, south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. The militants fired upon search party when it approached towards a house triggering encounter. "He may have done some diploma course, but not BTech", the DIG said, adding that Mudasir had joined militancy in 2015.
The other trapped militants managed to escape into a jungle area.
Paying tributes to the slain militants, Hizb chief Salahuddin, in a statement issued from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, said the ongoing struggle would continue till a logical conclusion was reached. "He was a militant of Hizbul Mujahideen", a police officer said here.
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It is required to be factored in by security agencies manning such banks, said a police officer. The bank had called all its customers to following the robbery for assessment of the robbery.
They said the injured soldier later succumbed to injuries.
The police official said that till reports last came in, both the encounters were on in Kulgam and Pulwama.
Internet services have been snapped in south Kashmir and some parts of north Kashmir due to security reasons. Railway services were disrupted in Kulgam and Anantnag.
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According to CNN-New18, a similar encounter is in progress in Tral too, where two-three militants have reportedly been cordoned off and fire is being exchanged between the militants and the security forces.
A hideout of Jaish-e-Muhammad militant outfit was busted in the operation, said the official.
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