Two soldiers injured in Tangdhar sector of Kupwara

Srinagar: At least two soldiers have been injured in an ongoing gunfight with militants near the Line of Control in Tangdhar sector of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, Army officials said.

“Two soldiers have sustained minor injuries in the ongoing operation in Karnah so far. The exchange of fire with the militants was going on till reports last came in,” the officials said.

Army had last evening launched a counter-infiltration operation near the LoC after noticing suspicious movement.

“There was a brief exchange of fire last night which resumed this morning,” the officials said. (PTI)