Soldier wounded in accidental fire in south Kashmir's Tral

An army soldier was wounded after his service rifle went off accidentally during a cordon-and-search operation (CASO) in Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday, reports said.

The soldier, identified as Sepoy P V Reipamso of 42 RR sustained a wound in his arm during the CASO in Hayna area of Nazneenpora, reported news agency GNS.

He was shifted to the army’s nearby health facility for treatment, said the report.