Srinagar, Sep 26: An army soldier and two civilians were injured during an on going encounter in Batpora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said here on Monday.
An official said that a joint team of Police and army launched a cordon and search operation in the area. “As the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the forces, triggering off an gunfight,” he said.
In the operation, the police said that one army soldier and two civilians got injured in the ongoing encounter. “All the injured have been shifted to hospital for treatment while the operation is going on,” he said.
“Encounter has started at Batpora area of Kulgam. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Zone Police said in it’s earlier tweet.