Srinagar, May 6 (IANS) A soldier and a policeman were injured on Sunday in a gunfight between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.
The security forces including police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Rashtriya Rifles (RR) surrounded Badigam village following a tip-off about the presence of militants.
“As the cordon was tightened, the holed-up militants fired triggering the gunfight,” police sources added.
“The injured RR soldier and a constable have been shifted to a hospital.”
Authorities have suspended mobile internet services across south Kashmir.