Srinagar, June 3: Three Army soldiers and a civilian have been injured in an ongoing gunfight at Rishipora area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday.
A police spokesman said the soldiers and the civilian received gunshot injuries during the initial exchange of fire and have been shifted to nearby hospital for treatment.
#AnantnagEncounterUpdate: In the initial exchange of fire, three army personnel & one civilian got injured. All the injured were immediately airlifted to 92 base hospital #Srinagar for treatment & are stated to be stable. #Operation going on.@JmuKmrPolice https://t.co/IcYO8dYQBh
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) June 3, 2022
The exchange of fire was going on when this report was filed.
The encounter broke out this evening after security forces cordoned the area following a tip off about the presence of militants.