Kashmir: Massive clashes erupt in Kellar after militant killings

Massive clashes erupted between protesters and government forces in Kellar area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district following the killing of three militants in a gunfight in Bahmnoo village on Tuesday.
Kashmir: Massive clashes erupt in Kellar after militant killings
Photo: Kamran Yousuf/GK

Massive clashes erupted between protesters and government forces in Kellar area of south Kashmir's Shopian district following the killing of three militants in a gunfight in Bahmnoo village on Tuesday.

Men, women and children took to streets and clashed with forces to protest the killing of three militants in nearby Pulwama district.

The protesters hurled rocks at the forces, which retaliated by firing tear smoke and 'PAVA' shells.

There was no immediate report of any injuries.

Bahmnoo gunfight ended today after over 24 hours with the killing of all three militants.

Four houses where the militants had taken cover were blasted by the forces.

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