Army soldier wounded in gunfight in south Kashmir’s Kulgam

A soldier was injured on Sunday in a gunfight with militants in Jammu and Kashmir''s Kulgam district, police said.
Army soldier wounded in gunfight in south Kashmir’s Kulgam
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A soldier was injured on Sunday in a gunfight with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police said.

The forces launched a cordon and search operation in Laroo village after receiving information about the presence of militants in the area.

"As the cordon was tightened, the militants fired at the security forces. The injured soldier was immediately shifted to a hospital," said an official.

He said two to three militants are believed to be hiding inside a residential house in the area under cordon.

Internet and mobile telephony services have been suspended in the district. (With inpus from IANS)

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