Two terrorists killed, soldier injured in Shopian gunfight



Srinagar: Two terrorists were killed and a soldier was injured in a gunfight between ultras and security forces in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.
A cordon-and-search operation was launched in the Wangam area of South Kashmir’s Shopian in the evening following inputs about the presence of terrorists there, a police official said.
He said as the forces were conducting searches in the area, terrorists opened fired on them. The forces retaliated, and two terrorists were killed in the ensuing gunfight, the official said, adding that a soldier was injured. He said the injured soldier was taken to the Army’s 92 Base Hospital here.
The operation is underway, he added.