Budgam Encounter: ‘CRPF & Civilians Must Talk’ Says J&K CM Mufti

Three civilians and one militant were killed while 17 others were injured on Tuesday in Chadoora area of central Kashmir's Budgam district.

While the militant was killed in an encounter with the forces, the three civilians were killed when the security personnel reportedly opened fire on stone-pelting protesters near the encounter site. One Army jawan has also been injured during the encounter.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Durbugh area of Chadoora in the early hours of Tuesday following information about the presence of militants, a police official said.

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