Indian forces martyred one Kashmiri youth in an encounter in Yachgoose village of Pulwama district here on Tuesday.
Reports said that the Indian armed forces cordoned off Gujarnar Basti near Yachgoose, 20 kilometers from district headquarters.
Police said district commander of Hizbul Mujahideen namely Javaid Ahmad Deedad son of Mir Muhammad of Pahlipora Keller Pulwama was martyred in the exchange of fire; meanwhile the encounter was going on till reports last came in.
On the other hand, police arrested two youths of Batomalo from Boniawari.
The family of both youths said that both of them were gone to attend the marriage ceremony of their friend at Boniawari, but they cannot come back to home nor they made any contact with home; meanwhile the armed forces claimed that they had arrested two youngmen at Boniawari during a routine mobile service.