SRINAGAR: An army trooper was injured in an ongoing encounter at Mitrigam area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday.
A top police officer told that during the initial exchange of firing one army soldier received a minor injury. He has been removed to a hospital where his condition is said to be stable.
Earlier a joint team of police and army launched a cordon and search operation on a specific input.
As the joint team of forces intensified searches towards the target spot, the hiding militants fired upon the joint forces leading to an encounter.(GNS)