Shopian Gunfight: Soldier Injured After Colleague, Militant Killed
Srinagar, Feb 19 (GNS0: A soldier was injured in the ongoing gunfight in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday. Earlier a soldier of army’s 1RR and a militant were killed in the gunfight in Chermarg area of the district.
“The injured soldier has been admitted to army’s 92 Base hospital here,” a senior police officer told GNS.
Earlier, a joint team of Police, army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on the input generated by J&K Police in the area, officials said.
As the joint team of forces intensified searches towards the target spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off the gunfight. (GNS)