Jammu and Kashmir Encounter: Soldier, policeman injured in gunfight in Shopian district

By: | Updated: May 6, 2018 9:06 AM

The security forces including police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Rashtriya Rifles (RR) surrounded Badigam village following a tip-off about the presence of militants.

jk encounter, jammu kashmir, militants, army, securtity forces, shopian districtA soldier and a policeman were injured on Sunday in a gunfight between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district.

A soldier and a policeman were injured on Sunday in a gunfight between militants and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district. The security forces including police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Rashtriya Rifles (RR) surrounded Badigam village following a tip-off about the presence of militants.

“As the cordon was tightened, the holed-up militants fired triggering the gunfight,” police sources added. “The injured RR soldier and a constable have been shifted to a hospital.” Authorities have suspended mobile internet services across south Kashmir.

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