An army man sustained injuries in the ongoing gun fight between government forces and militants on Saturday in south Kashmir’s Tral area.
As per reports the gunfight broke out after following specific information about the presence of militants in the area forces launched a joint operation by the army and the police.
On Wednesday, a foreign militant belonging to the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) was killed in an encounter at Khrew area of south Kashmir. A second militant was believed to have escaped from the encounter site.
The slain militant identified as Abu Saifullah alias Abu Qasim, was active for more than a year and was an associate of Qari Yasir, a foreign militant belonging to the JeM.
Two forces personnel were killed in the encounter including a special police officer and an army soldier on January 21.