Srinagar, Oct 21: Governor’s Advisor K Vijay Kumar and Director General of Police Dilbag Singh have regretted the loss of civilian lives at the encounter site in Kulgam.
Kumar and Singh have expressed profound condolences to the bereaved families. “Such sites should be avoided by civilians till they are properly sanitised,” police said in a statement.
Reports said scores of five civilians were killed and many others injured in the blast and clashes that erupted after the gunfight.
Earlier, three militants were also killed in the encounter.