Militant killed, soldier injured in Kashmir gunfight

In a gunfight on Saturday, one militant was killed and a soldier was injured. The locals heard the sound of gunfire on Saturday morning in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Earlier, media reports told that two terrorists were hiding in the encounter between Indian security forces and militants. Defense spokesman, Colonel Rajesh Kalia told: “Security forces surrounded the Dubjan forest area following information about a group of terrorists hiding there.”

According to media sources, the injured soldier is reported as safe and was taken away from the location. The joint operation between Indian Army and the police to take out terrorists was still active.

This move to take on militants comes following the attacks by them on the police on Friday night.

Wefornews Bureau

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