Militants attack army patrol in Shopian, trooper injured

Bilal Habib

Pulwama: A soldier has been injured in an attack by suspected militants in South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

An army patrol was passing through Imam Sahab area of the neighboring district this afternoon when suspected militants opened a volley of gunfire upon them, an official told Kashmir Reader. One soldier, belonging to army’s 44RR has sustained in the exchange of gunfire. He has been removed to hospital for treatment.

Officials said that additional reinforcements have been rushed to the area to nab the militants.

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