J K News Today

Srinagar, October 21:

 Three militants were killed in an encounter wit security forces  in Larnoo village in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district  on Sunday morning, while six civilians were  died in an explosion when live ammunition exploded in the house where the gunfight took place..

After the encounter was over  a huge crowd visited the encounter site  and walked into the burning house , despite the warning by the security forces not  to commit the misadventure as it could be dangerous. Ignoring the warnings, the crowd marched into the house where grenades and other live ammunition exploded killing three persons on the spot, and injuring at least six others. Three of the injured succumbed to their injuries  taking the death toll of the civilians to six.

Police have maintained that the crowd first made their task difficult  by stoning the forces heavily   and making them to leave the spot  soon after the militants were neutralised . It did not give them the chance and time to  sanitize the  area .