Srinagar, Feb 13: It was a bloody Sunday in Kashmir. Two jawans were martyred and four militants were killed following a fierce encounter on the streets of Kulgam in south Kashmir.
The separatists have called for a shutdown on Monday to protest the crackdown by security forces. As the encounter took place, there were protests in which two civilians died and 21 others were injured.
The attack by four militants was a joint operation by the Hizbul Mujahideen and the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. This is the first major attack in the Valley following the house arrest of Hafiz Saeed the chief of the LeT.