Second civilian killed in a week in a confrontation between militants and security forces in South Kashmir.

On Sunday, a civilian was killed when being shot by a crossfire between rebels and a joint squad of J&K Police and paramilitary forces in South Kashmir . This is the second civilian killed in a gunfight in south Kashmir in a week, according to police .

On Sunday, a civilian was killed when being shot by a crossfire between rebels and a joint squad of J&K Police and paramilitary forces in South Kashmir.This is the second civilian killed in a gunfight in south Kashmir in a week, according to police.The militants escaped after a brief exchange of fire, according to the police.On Sunday afternoon, jihadists opened fire at a joint patrol of J&K Police's Special Operations Group (SOG) and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in south Kashmir, killing Shoaib Ahamd Ganai, a resident of Turkwangam village in south Kashmir's Shopian district.

They said that as the joint squad saw them, they began firing at them, prompting police to punish them.A civilian was wounded in the exchange of fire.He was rushed to the District Hospital in Pulwama, but died as a result of his injury.Terrorists opened fire on the joint patrol group of RPF 182 Bn (and) SOG of Pulwama near the bridge connecting Litter (village of) Pulwama with Turkwangam, Shopain.In a tweet, J&K Police said that teh exchange of fire between terrorists and our joint squad, 01 civilian namely Shoib Ah Ganie SO Gh Mohd RO Turkwangam Shopian, was wounded.

After a brief chance meeting, terrorists slipped into nearby orchards.The hunt is still ongoing.A civilian was killed and another was injured in a confrontation between militants and a joint squad of J&K Police, the Indian Army, and paramilitary forces in Shopian, south Kashmir on May 10.Following the gunfight, the attackers escaped.