Army man ,cop injured in ongoing Pulwama gunfight


An army soldier and a cop has been injured in an ongoing encounter between militants and government forces in Gusoo area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday.

A senior Police officer told news agency GNS that in ongoing gunfight, one army soldier and a cop recieved bullet wound.

Both of them have been evacuated to nearby hospital for the treatment, the officer added.

Pertinently, 122 militants have been killed so far in the Valley this year.

Earlier, according to the reports, a joint team of Police and Army’s 53 RR a cordon-and-search-operation in Gusso.

As the joint team encircled the suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon them. The fire was retaliated by the joint team, triggering off an encounter.

More details are awaited.



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