The Newsfeed Uncategorized

Soldier injured in Kulgam encounter, militants flee

FILE PICTURE

KULGAM: Militants managed to give slip to security forces, while an army soldier was injured during an encounter in Brayihard Kathpora village of Yaripora in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Wednesday, officials said here.

An official told that a joint of team of police, Army’s 34 RR and CRPF after receiving information about the presence of militants launched search operation in the area.

“As the searches were on, militants who had taken shelter in a nearby area came out firing guns and lobbed grenade,” he said.

He said that the exchange of fire continued for few minutes after which the guns fell silent.

The official added that security forces launched searches for hours to trace the militants, but they couldn’t find anyone and the operation was finally called off.

He also said that an army man received injuries during the initial exchange of firing—(KNO)

 

The Dispatch is present across a number of social media platforms. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for exciting videos; join us on Facebook, Intagram and Twitter for quick updates and discussions. We are also available on the Telegram. Follow us on Pinterest for thousands of pictures and graphics. We care to respond to text messages on WhatsApp at 8082480136 [No calls accepted]. To contribute an article or pitch a story idea, write to us at [email protected] |Click to know more about The Dispatch, our standards and policies