2 soldiers injured in gunbattle in Baramulla

Srinagar: Two soldiers were on Friday injured in an encounter between militants and security forces in Tangmarg area of Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

The gunbattle broke out after government forces launched a search operation in Kanchipora village of Tangmarg, 35 kms from here, following information about presence of two militants in the area, a police official said.

Two soldiers were injured in the encounter which began at 6.30 AM, he said, adding the gunbattle was on when reports last came in.