Army on Saturday said a joint operation along with police was ongoing with militants in the woods of Bandipora in north Kashmir.
Defence ministry spokesman based in Srinagar said in a statement this afternoon that the joint operation was launched based on inputs from police.
“Today morning, a joint operation was launched based on specific inputs of JKP and contact was established,” he said. One trooper was injured and has been evacuated, he said.
Earlier police in a tweet said two militants were killed in the gunfight at Shokbaba forest Sumblar area of the district. (GNS)