the Shooting broke out just before dawn after government forces besieged a residential area in the town of Pulwama following information that the rebels were there. According to indian police opened the rebels fire, where a young man was killed in the subsequent skottväxlingen. Three of the rebels, said to have belonged to the Pakistanbaserade islamistgrupperingen Jaish-e-Mohammad, was then killed by the military.
In the nearby district of Shopian erupted also clashes between the military and the rebels, in which three insurgents were killed.
have waged an armed struggle against the government of the indiskkontrollerade part of Kashmir in decades. Tens of thousands, the majority civilians, have been killed.
Kashmir since independence from Britain in 1947, divided between Pakistan and India. Both countries make the full claim on the territory. A small part of Kashmir controlled by China.