Militant killed, soldier injured in Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 5 (IANS) A militant was killed and a soldier injured on Saturday in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.

“Security forces surrounded the Dubjan forest area following information about a group of terrorists hiding there,” Defence spokesman, Colonel Rajesh Kalia told IANS.

“When challenged, the terrorists opened fire, triggering a shootout.”

The soldier’s condition was said to be stable.