Army soldier injured in Shopian gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) An army soldier was injured on Monday in an ongoing gunfight between the security forces and the militants in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Police said a gunfight started after midnight between holed up militants and the security forces in Wangam village of Shopian district.

“An army soldier was injured in an encounter between troops of 62 Rashtriya Rifles and the police in Wangam village of Shopian district.

“The encounter is still on,” the police said in Srinagar on Monday.

–IANS

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