A paramilitary trooper was critically injured in a gunfight that erupted between militants and government forces in Thanamandi area of Rajouri district today morning.
“One soldier was injured in the gunfight and he was rushed to hospital,” news agency GNS reported, quoting official sources. “The condition of the injured soldier is critical,” it said.
Gunfight broke out in Kalas area of Thanamandi between militants and a joint team of police and army today morning following a cordon and search operation that was launched yesterday after reports of suspicious movement.
GNS, while quoting army’s defence ministry spokesman, said further details are awaited as there have been reports about the killing of two militants.
This is an emerging story. More details are awaited.