Gunfight rages in Pulwama village, army soldier killed

Gunfight rages in Pulwama village, army soldier killed
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Srinagar: An army soldier was killed in a gunfight which broke out between government forces and militants in Aglar village of Pulwama district Monday evening, sources said.
A joint team of Army, Police and CRPF cordoned off the Kandiaglar village following specific information about the presence of militants in the area, SSP Pulwama Mohammad Aslam Choudhary told Kashmir Reader.
The encounter started soon after the joint team of forces started searches and fired several warning shots towards the suspected spot, the officer said, adding that the militants hiding inside the area opened fire triggering gunfight.
The gunfight was going on in the area when reports last came in.

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