Kulgam Gunfight: Army use helicopter gunships against militants

Army today used helicopter gunships against militants holed up in a residential house in Khudwani area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

An eyewitness said that helicopter gunships were used to fire at the house where militants are holed up, a local report said.

“Huge blasts were heard after helicopter gunships fired at the house,” he said, adding that one house has been completely razed to the ground while two others have caught fire.

Three civilians were killed by the forces today morning while as an army soldier was also killed during the initial exchange of gunfire.

Over fifty civilians have been injured in the clashes.

Two militants are believed to be holed up inside a house in Wani Mohalla of Khudwani area.

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