Srinagar 10 Jul 2018
Two army men, including an officer, were wounded in an ongoing gunfight with the militants in Kundalan village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Tuesday.
Reports said that two army soldiers, including a Junior Commissioned Officer, were injured during initial exchange of fire with the militants.
An official said that a gunfight broke out after a joint party of army’s 34 RR, Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF launched searches in Kundalan following inputs about the presence of militants.
As the forces approached towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants, believed to be two in number, opened fire. The forces retaliated, triggering a gunfight.
The forces fire tear gas and pellets to disperse them, triggering further clashes.