Officer among three army men injured in Bidoora gunfight


Three army personnel including a major rank officer were injured in an ongoing encounter with militants at Bidoora village in Achabal area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Bidoora encounter: A group of army personnel near a gunfight site. KL image by Shah Hilal

According to media reports, army officer identified as Rahul Verma along with two other personnel sustained injuries during the fresh exchange of gunfight.

Earlier, a militant was killed by the contingents of forces including army’s 19 RR and SOG of J&K police during the encounter and the firing was stopped for some time.

However, as the fresh firing started three army personnel sustained injuries. The trio was subsequently evacuated to a nearby hospital for the treatment.


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