Kulgam Encounter: Two soliders injured, ops on

Kulgam, Apr 09 : Two soldiers have received injuries during initial exchange of fire in ChakiSamad area of DH pora in Kulgam district.

An official told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that two soliders identified as Rohit Yadav and Ankesh Kumar were injured during initial exchange of fire.

Both have received splinter injuries in their thighs and have been shifted to hospital for treatment, he said.

Earlier, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them, which was retaliated, triggering a gunfight—(KNO)