Srinagar: A militant has been killed and an army man injured in a gunfight with the armed forces at Handew area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Thursday.
The gunfight broke out after a joint team of army’s 44 RR, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon and search operations this afternoon at Handew village.
A police officer said that a militant was killed in the gunfight and an army man sustained bullet injuries during the operation.
The injured personnel was taken to nearby army’s health facility for treatment where from he was shifted to army’s 92 base hospital Badamibagh Srinagar.
The officer said that the search operation is going on in the area.