Militant killed, two soldiers injured in Kashmir gunfight

Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) One militant was killed and two soldiers were wounded on Monday in a gunfight between the security forces and the militants in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, officials said.

The gunfight started in the early hours of Monday between holed up militants and the security forces in Wangam village of Shopian district, nearly 70 km from capital city Srinagar, a defence spokesman told media.

“One militant was killed and two soldiers were injured in the encounter,” the spokesman said, adding that the operation has ended and one AK-47 assault rifle was recovered from the gunfight site.