Srinagar, Feb 24: One militant has been killed and an army soldier was injured in an ongoing operation in Turigam area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday afternoon.
A police officer told GNS that one militant was killed during the gunfight and an army soldier suffered injuries.
He said that the injured soldiers has been evacuated to hospital for treatment.
He said that the body of the slain militant is lying at the encounter site and is yet to be recovered as the operation is still underway.
Earlier, a joint team of army, CRPF and SOG launched cordon and search operation in Turigam village, he said.
The cordon was laid in the area following credible inputs about the presence of some Jaish-e- Mohammad militants in the area he said