Army soldier injured in ongoing Srinagar gunfight

Army soldier injured in ongoing Srinagar gunfight
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Srinagar: In the ongoing gunfight, an army soldier was wounded after hit by bullet in abdomen on Saturday evening at Majgund on Srinagar outskirts.

An official said the injured soldier has been removed to army’s base hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, stone throwing clashes continued in the area around the encounter site while the exchange of fire was on.

Government forces have installed lights in the area to prevent escape of militants from the site. The gunfight broke out after forces launched cordon and search operation in the afternoon.

Reportedly, 2-3 militants are believed to be trapped in a residential house.