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Three terrorists, army man killed in an encounter in Pulwama

Three terrorists, army man killed in an encounter in Pulwama

Defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said that three terrorists, who are believed to be associated with Jaish-e-Muhammad, have been killed in the fierce encounter that broke out this evening at Kandi Aglar village. "There are some challenges in handling M4 rifle".

The issue of how these weapons have reached militants in Kashmir will be taken up with Embassies concerned through proper channels.

Giving specification about the weapon, he said M4 is the advance version of old M16 rifle which the U.S. army used during Vietnam War.

" There are challenges in handling this M4 carbine".

The security forces recovered two AK-47 rifles and a pistol.

Iran shows off missile to mark 38th anniversary of US Embassy takeover
The US cut its diplomatic relations with Iran following the embassy takeover and has had no diplomatic relations since. The embassy was stormed by Iranian students on November 4, 1979, and its personnel were held hostage for 444 days.

Raju said that the use of M4 or other new weapons will not alter the dynamics of militancy in Kashmir, and these were being used as "psychological warfare to target the forces and to recruit more youth".

A police official quoted by Rising Kashmir says that among the three killed militants Talha Rashid, the nephew of JeM Chief Masood Azhar, has also been killed during the gunfight.

"M4 carbine is a US-made weapon".

Three militants and an army man were killed while a civilian was injured during the gunfight.

"The slain militants included two Pakistani nationals and a local".


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