Srinagar: Acting on a specific information about presence of militants in village Heff of Shopian a cordon and search operation was launched, police said in a statement on Sunday.
“While the cordon was being laid a mob of people assembled. The militants fired upon the security forces and taking advantage of the mob they managed to escape,” police said.
As per the police statement after sometime it was learnt that one person has received a bullet injury in his shoulder and was admitted in Pulwama district hospital. His condition is stated to be stable so far, police said. The Police have taken up the investigation in the incident.